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To have taken control of with one's hands
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“Shadows out of the past clutch at my legs and drag me down.”
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Past tense for to envelop or enclose someone or something
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Past tense for catch hold of and pull quickly
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Leaped about
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Past tense for to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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Past tense for give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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Past tense for continue, endure
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Past tense for scratch or grope around with one's fingers to find, collect, or hold on to something
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Past tense for touch roughly
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Grasped
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Confiscated
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Retained
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Having thoughts occupied with unpleasant things or events that have happened or that may happen
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(in non-technical use) Abnormally sensitive, obsessive, or anxious
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