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The art, skill, or practice of escaping.

es′cap·ol′o·gist n.


(ɪ skeɪˈpɒl ə dʒi, ˌɛs keɪ-)

the practice or skill of escaping.
es•cap•ol′o•gist, n.
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Noun1.escapology - the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Director Lloyd Wood says: "Exploring the feats of the impossible with grand illusion, sleight of hand, daredevil escapology and mind-blowing mentalism, we aim to inspire and thrill our audiences from all around the UK.
The programme also provides a light-hearted look back at nerve-racking feats of escapology, expletive-laden live broadcasts and the decade's apparent obsession with collectable merchandise and memorabilia.
2 Bend your mind at the body pranks, escapology and Derren Brown.
Galloway's descriptions of these escapes and other illusions are highly detailed, suggesting exhaustive research and genuine interest in magic and escapology.
From juggling and Diabolo to escapology and sleight of hand - it will all be there.
And a Secret Pirate Party will also be held on Friday, June 27 in Conwy with live music, comedy magic, escapology, food, drink and dancing in to the night.
htm) in part one of our exclusive interview that he was scared of heights - despite most of his escapology work involving scaling buildings or avboiding being pulled off cliffs.
Jon, the Doctor from 1970 to 1974, said he taught commandos how to use escapology equipment, compasses in brass buttons, secret maps in white cotton handkerchiefs, pipes you could smoke that also fired a .
The start-up provides a platform for people with an interest, whether it is sausage making or escapology, and teach others how to do it.
With five games left to go Zaragoza are five points adrift of safety but they have hit form in recent weeks, winning four of their last six matches, and with three games still to play on home soil the Aragon outfit will be hoping to pull off a great act of escapology.
00pm) TV illusionists have been sawing ladies in half, reading minds and performing feats of escapology for decades.
Sunday Mirror sport understands Grant looks certain to leave the club this summer - even if the Hammers perform a spectacular escapology act and stay up.