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- n. Person who escapes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who escapes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which escapes. 2 Ki. ix. 15, margin.
When the whole house is surrounded, crews placed all around it, the guy who runs out of the house is considered an 'escaper' and must be stopped.
According to Changchien, Fishburne's character Noland has survived for ten years on the alien planet by living in a cave, demonstrating equal proficiency as a fighter and as an escaper.
Each escaper was given the name of the person they should follow in the tunnel.
No sooner did a hole appear than a phaser beam cut through the air and knocked the would-be escaper backward over the shoulders of hunched-over Bader.
"Now I'll add something to your role as an escaper-from-dung-shirts."
Jan de Wet, another escaper, was found guilty of participating in the Germiston bombing.
An escaper was shot dead and 16 re-arrested soon after 104 prisoners brokeufeading riots on Friday.
Correctional Services spokesman Lt Rudi Potgieter said a third escaper had reported to the prison on Tuesday morning.
Critics have long been able to seem high and weighty by looking down on such Gothic things as the tempter, the captor, the escaper, or the second self in these and other capacities, and yet such things have been the essential concerns of much romantic writing.
A serial escaper who was stopped by a rugby-tackling judge has been jailed for life.
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