escapology


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es·cap·ol·o·gy

 (ĕs′kā-pŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The art, skill, or practice of escaping.

es′cap·ol′o·gist n.

es•cap•ol•o•gy

(ɪ skeɪˈpɒl ə dʒi, ˌɛs keɪ-)

n.
the practice or skill of escaping.
[1935–40]
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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escapologie
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