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escapade


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Escapade  \Es`ca*pade"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  Sp  escapada  escape,  fr 
  escapar  to  escape;  or  F.,  fr  It  scappata  escape,  escapade, 
  fr  scappare  to  escape.  see  {Escape}.] 
  1.  The  fling  of  a  horse,  or  ordinary  kicking  back  of  his 
  heels;  a  gambol. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  escapade 
  n  1:  a  wild  and  exciting  undertaking  (not  necessarily  lawful) 
  [syn:  {adventure},  {risky  venture},  {dangerous 
  undertaking}] 
  2:  any  carefree  episode  [syn:  {lark}] 




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