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synonyms for escape mechanism

  • avoidance reaction
  • bunker atmosphere
  • bunker mentality
  • defense mechanism
  • defenses
  • ego defenses
  • negative taxis
  • negative tropism
  • psychological defenses
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How to use escape mechanism in a sentence

"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The wheezy, crazy mechanism of the car went to bits in unexpected places.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Thinking to escape and summon assistance from the cantonment, Douglas mounted the wall and leaped into the moat.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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!
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
In the same way the technical form and mechanism of production were presumed to respond to an automatic stimulus.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Ripperda's attention was next directed to put his plan of escape, in train for execution.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But one battalion was isolated on a spur, from which there seemed no way of escape save under a scorching flank fire.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Many of those who are not on pay escape to India and other regions, without any possibility of avoiding it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The attempt at social change threatens a social revolution in which the whole elaborate mechanism would burst into fragments.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
To escape from these horrible theories, the Christians (some of them) have thrown over the doctrines of Hell and the Devil.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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