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

  Escapade \Es`ca*pade"\, n. [F., fr. Sp. escapada escape, fr.
     escapar to escape; or F., fr. It. scappata escape, escapade,
     fr. scappare to escape. see Escape.]
     1. The fling of a horse, or ordinary kicking back of his
        heels; a gambol.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Act by which one breaks loose from the rules of propriety
        or good sense; a freak; a prank. --Carlyle.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
           [syn: adventure, escapade, risky venture, dangerous
      2: any carefree episode [syn: escapade, lark]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "escapade":
     antic, bat, bender, binge, bout, bust, caper, carousal, carouse,
     celebration, debauch, drinking bout, fling, frolic, lark, mischief,
     orgy, ploy, prank, randan, randy, revel, roguery, rollick, spree,
     tear, toot, vagary, wingding

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