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  • n. Plural form of escapologist.


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  • Spain's opponents behave like escapologists stuck in a flawless, airless glass box: first they seek a simple way out, for they are trained to believe that there is always a simple way out; then they try to break the walls open by throwing themselves into them or kicking them really, really hard.

    Flawless Spain are a footballing pain: I blame the English parents

  • This was the theatre-in-the-round of western prosperity: a great, gobbling, yelling, laughing stage crowded with fat ladies and dwarfs, marionettes on strings, fire-eaters, strong men and lots of escapologists.

    Funeral In Berlin

  • It was somewhere the Phantom, still pining for his one true love, Christine Daaé, could fit right in - a decadent playground of freak-shows, escapologists, illusionists, and great showmen.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Giant seagulls, escapologists, tight-rope walkers and dubious salsa dancers were just some of the hilarious and often outrageous acts entertaining crowds by the harbour.

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • Harry Houdini might have been born here but the city did not become a stage for Anfield's escapologists on this occasion. news feed


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