Definition of SCAPE

to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery <the queen has vowed that none of the traitors shall scape the gallows, be their station ever so high>
Synonyms avoid, dodge, duck, elude, eschew, evade, finesse, get around, scape, shake, shirk, shuffle (out of), shun, weasel (out of)

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