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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 ?
Our way lay across high mountains infested with frightful serpents, but we had the good luck to escape them and came at last to the seashore.
Possibly in a land of misrule like Thessaly he may be welcomed at first, and the unseemly narrative of his escape will be regarded by the inhabitants as an amusing tale.
I knew that none other could be responsible for this report which had reached the ears of Lorquas Ptomel so quickly, and now I recalled those portions of our conversation which had touched upon escape and upon my origin.
None escape," said the Beast People, looking askance at one another.
This time you will lay your plans more accurately; we shall get out into the gallery you have described; kill the sentinel who guards it, and make our escape.
said another guard, who might have been thought asleep on a bench, but who had lost not a syllable of the conversation, "do you suppose that men can escape their destiny?
Just to think of a party of these unnatural gourmands taking it into their heads to make a convivial meal of a poor devil, who would have no means of escape or defence: however, there was no help for it.
Just then I was absorbed in them only as a medium of escape, and so, as my gaze ran quickly, time and again, over their vast expanse in search of some cranny or crevice, I came suddenly to loathe them as the prisoner must loathe the cruel and impregnable walls of his dungeon.
That when once taken, he shall be shut up in a fortress from which her secret shall never escape.
The palace is surrounded by the enemy," said he "It is too late to escape.
Ghak, Perry, and I often talked together of possible escape, but the Sarian was so steeped in his lifelong belief that no one could escape from the Mahars except by a miracle, that he was not much aid to us--his attitude was of one who waits for the miracle to come to him.
It was large enough to permit the passage of his body, and assured as he was that Lady Greystoke had passed out through the aperture in an attempt to escape the village, he lost no time in availing himself of the same avenue; but neither did he lose time in a fruitless search for Jane Clayton.
Numa of the pit was in some respect an exception to the rule which guided his fellows of the forest in that as a cub he had been trapped and carried into the city, where he was kept for breeding purposes, only to escape in his second year.
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.