A binding of multiple turns of thread or light line around a rope end to keep it from unlaying.
Something taken, as a catch of fish.
(US) A period of illness, or sudden interval of bad spirits, disease etc. [from 19th c.]
Any violent disturbance, as a social upheaval or an earthquake
The definition of a breakdown is a mechanical failure, a collapse of a system of authority, a failure of a relationship or interaction, or a collapse of someone's mental health and a descent into permanent or temporary craziness.
A sudden, involuntary mental experience:
(Law) The carrying off of a person by force or fraud; esp., the kidnapping of a woman for marriage, prostitution, etc.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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.
One of a series of events in the course of a narrative or drama.
The act of one who grasps or covets.
A spasm or fit; a convulsion.
A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
The definition of a release is a letting go, setting free or relief.
Liberation is defined as being set free, or obtaining equal rights.
A thing that catches or holds
The definition of a grab is a sudden snatch, or something that is suddenly or quickly taken.
A quick grab or catch.
In tort law, the taking of the name or likeness of one person by another for a commercial purpose. It is considered an invasion of privacy.
Prior seizure of, appropriation of, or claim to something, such as property.
(Informal) An arrest.
The part of a harness that fits around the base of the neck of a horse or other draft animal and against which the animal exerts pressure in pulling a load
A pickup is defined as a small, open truck used for carrying light loads, or the act of lifting something up, or increasing in speed.
Pinch is defined as a squeeze, or a difficulty, or a tiny amount of something.
The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of:
The young of an animal; offspring; breed
A tendency to be springy; resilience
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
A recurrent disorder of the nervous system, characterized by seizures of excessive brain activity which cause mental and physical dysfunction, as convulsions, unconsciousness, etc.
the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
Rhythmic or metrical stress, or accent
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