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Word: escapade

Definition: prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules


Sentences Containing 'escapade'

She had hardly listened to his instructions when she saw you coming downstairs, on which she closed the window rapidly and told you about one of the servants' escapade with her wooden-legged lover, which was all perfectly true.

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