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noun as in one who escapes

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The overwhelming majority of escapees are caught within the first month.

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The escapees took cover behind a law enforcement vehicle as gunshots and a loud boom rang out from the synagogue.

Nearly all of the escapees were sold South, including Mary and Emily Edmonson and their four brothers.

The escapees quietly left the homes of their enslavers, made their way to the Southwest docks and boarded the Pearl.

The ship was towed back to Washington under the point of several guns, and as the escapees were carted off to jail, an angry crowd harassed them.

Years ago, as an escapee of the George W. Bush administration, I wrote a whole book about it.

When the goat squeezed under the dog leaped over and continued to herd the escapee toward the pen.

Jink, here, has a theory that it's some escapee from the paper-doll factory, with a machete.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to escapee, such as: defector, deserter, fugitive, runaway, dodger, and refugee.

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