escape


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get away

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be forgotten by

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leak out

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to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

to fail to be fixed by the mind, memory, or senses of

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the act or an instance of escaping, as from confinement or difficulty

the act, an instance, or a means of avoiding

freedom from worry, care, or unpleasantness

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an inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy

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nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

an avoidance of danger or difficulty

a means or way of escaping

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a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild

the discharge of a fluid from some container

a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler)

fail to experience

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escape potentially unpleasant consequences

remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion

issue or leak, as from a small opening

References in classic literature ?
The flames were searing his sensitive hide--sensitive for all its thickness--so that in his frenzy to both rescue his friend and escape the hated fire he had all but crushed the life from the ape-man.
None escape," said the Ape-man, scratching his calf.
During the whole five years in which the Duc de Beaufort had been in prison not a day had passed in which the cardinal had not felt a secret dread of his escape.
And so I knew that there was another reason than fear of death behind his flight, as he knew that a greater power than pride or honour spurred me to escape these fierce destroyers.
We will renounce the idea of the prison," said he, in a lower tone: "we will find a little retreat from which the invincible cannot possibly escape.
Don't worry," answered the Scarecrow soothingly; "if you'll keep quiet long enough for me to think, I'll try to find some way for us all to escape.
Ghak," I said, "we are determined to escape from this bondage.
His original plan had contemplated connivance in the escape of Lady Greystoke for two very good and sufficient reasons.
Smith-Oldwick's first thought when he was accosted by the figure in the yellow tunic of a soldier was to shoot the man dead and trust to his legs and the dimly lighted, winding streets to permit his escape, for he knew that to be accosted was equivalent to recapture since no inhabitant of this weird city but would recognize him as an alien.
His mind revolved many memories, recalled by the escape of his arch-enemy from the French military prison to which he had been sentenced for life upon the testimony of the ape-man.
His concern was prompted by repeated inquiries on the part of Luud and finally resulted in suggesting to Tara of Helium a plan whereby she might find a new opportunity of escape.
It will never do to let them escape now," he said, at the same time drawing his revolver.
When they reached the throat of the monster, they stopped for a while to wait for the right moment in which to make their escape.
The blind was drawn but did not join and allowed a bright stream of light to escape and fall upon the path at our feet.
That's what reason is given man for, to escape from what worries him," said the lady in French, lisping affectedly, and obviously pleased with her phrase.