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On that planet, there are orbiters imaging the landscape, measuring atmospheric escape and chemistry, and surveying the weather.

This is the core of Recon Campers—a camper that can be as versatile as your daily driver and off-grid weekend escape pod.

To make your escape, remove your 550 laces and tie them together to make a single, long cord.

They have escape routes from their main tunnels and escape routes from their escape routes.

As she struggles to hold her marriage together or spend enough time with her kids, the show is keenly aware of how this is a double standard, one that she can’t escape no matter how hard she tries.

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After the captain made the call to abandon ship, 150 people were able to escape on lifeboats lowered by electronic arms.

The irony did not escape one local, Laith Hathim, as he stood and watched the newly minted refugees make their way into Mosul.

His harrowing escape from Vienna when Hitler took Austria in March 1938 is dramatically chronicled in his memoirs.

This final episode of Extras is the perfect Christmastime escape for those who prefer the bittersweet to the saccharine.

Cubans are cursed whether they find a means of escape or remain.

"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.

Thinking to escape and summon assistance from the cantonment, Douglas mounted the wall and leaped into the moat.

After the wretch had stabbed her in three places, he went to make his escape out at a window; but she cried out, My dear!

Ripperda's attention was next directed to put his plan of escape, in train for execution.

But one battalion was isolated on a spur, from which there seemed no way of escape save under a scorching flank fire.


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On this page you'll find 197 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to escape, such as: breakout, departure, desertion, disappearance, flight, and freedom.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.