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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: Old Italian scappare 'to escape', from Vulgar Latin excappare; ESCAPE1

escapade

noun
     
es‧ca‧pade [countable]
1 an adventure or series of events that are exciting or contain some risk:
their dangerous escapades in the Great War
2 American English a sexual relationship that is exciting or risky, but that is not considered serious

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