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 for escaped
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Escape \Es*cape"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Escaped; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Escaping.] [OE. escapen, eschapen, OF. escaper,
     eschaper, F. echapper, fr. LL. ex cappa out of one's cape or
     cloak; hence, to slip out of one's cape and escape. See 3d
     Cape, and cf. Scape, v.]
     1. To flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to
        shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger.
        "Sailors that escaped the wreck." --Shak.
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     2. To avoid the notice of; to pass unobserved by; to evade;
        as, the fact escaped our attention.
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              They escaped the search of the enemy. --Ludlow.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having escaped, especially from confinement; "a convict
             still at large"; "searching for two escaped prisoners";
             "dogs loose on the streets"; "criminals on the loose in
             the neighborhood" [syn: at large(p), escaped,
             loose, on the loose(p)]

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