Part of speech:
A sudden bite, grasp, snatch, catch, etc.
A grasp; grip
To grasp mentally; apprehend:
To take possession of (by force, law etc.)
To capture physically; seize:
To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony.
(--- Law) To take temporary possession of (property) as security against legal claims.
To give an abrupt pull to; tug at:
To confiscate is for an authority figure to take something away, often as a penalty.
To take captive, as by force or craft; seize.
To take or claim for oneself without right; appropriate:
To take improperly, as without permission
To capture or hold the attention of completely; hold spellbound
To hold under or as if under a spell; enchant or fascinate.
To fix or hold (the eyes, attention, etc.) firmly
To stop the movement or progress of:
To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
To hold the attention of by being very interesting or delightful; charm; captivate
To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
To hold the attention of; transfix, captivate, fascinate, etc.
To commandeer is to take possession or control of something, or to take control of something for a military or law-enforcement purpose, or to make someone help you.
Grapple is defined as to struggle with something or someone.
To grip tightly
To grip firmly in or with the hand; grasp.
The process by which a sequestrum forms
The appropriation of private property without just compensation for the public use or treasury, often as a penalty resulting from a criminal prosecution or when possession of the property is itself a crime. See also condemn.
A thing appropriated; esp., money set aside for a specific use
That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To arouse strong feeling in:
To perform for an audience:
To continue to do:
To be successful in coming or going:
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