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  • as innear miss
  • as incliffhanger
  • as inclose call

synonyms for narrow escape

  • close call
  • close shave
  • near hit
  • near thing
  • squeaker
  • tight squeeze
  • close call
  • shocker
  • thriller
  • squeaker
  • close shave
  • spine-chiller
  • white knuckle
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How to use narrow escape 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 streets here are rather wide for an Italian city but would be deemed intolerably narrow in America.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He is rather tall and narrow, and wears a long abb's coat reaching nearly down to his feet.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
As he was toiling slowly up a narrow, rocky pass, he suddenly saw an Indian's head peering over the ledge.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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
Her thin and narrow hands held the balcony railing rather tightly.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
When we got to the house we entered an obscure corridor and began to find our way up a dark and narrow staircase.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The road on which the Federals were marching was narrow and on each side lined with dense underbrush.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
She dressed always in black, was very devout and rich and narrow and iron-willed.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO NARROW ESCAPE

  • close call
  • close shave
  • narrow escape
  • shocker
  • spine-chiller
  • squeaker
  • thriller
  • white knuckle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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