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Verb
To forcibly stop and seize control of some vehicle in order to rob it or to reach a destination (especially an airplane, truck or a boat)
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To seize and detain a person unlawfully
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Spear-phish
Verb
Take forcible possession of
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
Verb
Steal (an occupied car) in a violent manner
Verb
Steal, deprive
Noun
The illegal seizure of a vehicle
“After the hijack attempt, he says he took stock, realising that ‘life might end any minute and I really need to push things on a bit’.”
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