from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The art, skill, or practice of escaping.
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- n. The study or art of escaping from a constriction, e.g. rope, handcuffs, etc.
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- n. the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
They were interested in escapology and hypnotism at the time and the Empire was growing and the industrial revolution were growing at pace.
"I absolutely loved the idea of escapology and had a good go at it and ended up like a lot of children, tied up in ropes and having to call for help."
JR: I know you are health-conscious, which comes from your work in escapology and so on.
But unlike his contemporaries, who headed straight into an art course or an apprenticeship with the older guys in the industry, Steranko went off and learned stage magic, fire eating, the jazzmaster guitar, escapology.
It might have worked before, but her earlier feat of escapology was just a bit too improbable to be repeated.
This certainly turns out to be the case, and a certain amount of escapology and gunplay is required.
Whence the breathtaking speed and agile escapology of the antelope and the zebra?
Hypnotism was coming to the fore, escapology was something they were becoming interested in, so the idea of a showman isn't particularly unusual for that period of time, so all those elements and ingredients went into making Blackwood.
He inserted that Kingdom of God came with Christ, the idea we know as the ‘realized escapology.’
She is one of a small number of women carving a name for herself as a performer in her own right in the male-dominated world of magic, where a large proportion of the female performers are only credited in assistant roles, and she is especially unusual as a woman working in escapology.
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