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San Diego is betting a state anti-corruption law can be an escape hatch from two city leases that a real estate guru it had considered a volunteer received more than $9 million to help execute.

If only John Kerry had been aware of this linguistic escape hatch.

Mami—this is one of the conventional parts of the story—did stress education, and Sonia knew it was her escape hatch.

Heller leaves one big escape hatch from this nihilistic frame.

The hard-pressed countries of the eurozone have an escape hatch: They can quit the euro currency.

Stuck between two unpopular options on a controversial oil pipeline, President Obama finds an escape hatch.

He motioned the others to stand back and began opening the dogs which secured the escape hatch.

Rip smashed at the escape hatch above his head, grabbed propulsion tubes from the rack, and called, "Now!"

Back toward the trailing edge then, to a small escape-hatch beside which was fastened a dull black ball.

Winter staggered to the escape hatch and stood by it, waiting for the others.

The light over the escape hatch indicated that someone had gone out.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to escape hatch, such as: side door, back entrance, back stairs, back way, indirect access, and means of entry.

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