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Word: escapade

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


Sentences Containing 'escapade'

After a particularly outrageous escapade in which a policeman is strapped to the back of a bear and thrown into a river, Pierre is sent away from St.
Her first American role was in the film "Escapade" (1935), which was soon followed with a relatively small part in the musical biopic "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936).
Her first film role in Hollywood was in "Escapade" (1935), which was a remake of one of her Austrian films.
Powell was very impressed with Rainer and previously arranged her equal billing for "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.
The escapade was a huge embarrassment for Kerala police as Jayanandan was a seasoned criminal and with multiple successful escape attempts made in past. The high security controls and technologies were breached by Jayanandan with very rudimentary measures.
The film reunited her with actor William Powell, with whom she also co-starred in "Escapade".
The reviewer in the "School Library Journal" wrote "Though the pace sometimes falters beneath the weight of Will's verbose observations, the author folds surprising depth and twists into the plot and cast alike, crafts icky bits that can be regarded as comically over-the-top (or not), and all in all dishes up an escapade fully 'capable,' as Will puts it, 'of fulfilling our curious and baffling need for a marauding horror of malicious intent'".
The thirteenth hole (Escapade) is the longest hole on the course, measuring 581 yards.

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