Synonyms for escaped

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How I closed the argument—the conversation and the interview—and escaped from her, I know not.

The inside of the church was then burnt, and hardly one escaped.

A society that had escaped from fear would escape from their control.

This father would not even look at the son that had but just escaped the jaws of death!

The Causses, owing to their isolated position, may be said to have escaped a history.

A few, who escaped from the river, were pursued and cut down by the Syracusan horse.

He made for the door, and escaped unnoticed in the excitement of the moment.

But when he heard that Bouquet had escaped from prison, he really felt relieved.

How fortunate that he had escaped by this simple trick of leaving the house.

He might have escaped this materialism through the church, but to him it offered no inducements.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old North French escaper, Old French eschaper (12c., Modern French échapper), from Vulgar Latin *excappare, literally "get out of one's cape, leave a pursuer with just one's cape," from Latin ex- "out of" (see ex-) + Late Latin cappa "mantle" (see cap (n.)). Related: Escaped; escaping.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ESCAPED

absconded

adjectiveleft quickly
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