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escapade

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  • n  a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
  • n  any carefree episode

  • Last week these chuckled as tall, mighty-bellied War Lord Feng Yu-hsiang returned with a broad, triumphal grin from his three-month military escapade in Chahar Province north of .
  • Prime Minister Cosgrave was said to be "severely shocked by the escapade," particularly since his eight-month-old government had boasted that its tight security and tough .
  • And Ellison's latest escapade incorporated all the traits that make him so compulsively watchable: ruthless competitiveness ("It's not enough that we win; all others must lose," he .
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  • Nicolas Sarkozy in Reuters
    Relations between Chad and France are good and ...... this rather lamentable escapade has nothing to do with the deployment of the European force in Chad,Sarkozy said.
  • Angus MacNeil in Mirror.co.uk
    Mr MacNeil yesterday said the Government was in "crisis", adding of Lord Levy's re-arrest: "This, of course, is the man who's been closest to Tony Blair in the whole fundraising escapade for Labour. And it really doesn't look good for Labour at...
  • Nelson Chamisa in The South African Star
    Reacting to the students' calls for Tsvangirai's return, MDC spokesperson Nelson Chamisa said: "It is not that the president is on some holiday or luxury escapade. We would want him back and he will be back soon, but realities on the ground have to...

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