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Take hold of suddenly and forcibly
“Jin escaped Vamp's hold, only to be seized by the arms.”
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Take forcible possession of
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“He could not seize Rome and secure his logistic base.”
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To appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
“Police are examining computer equipment seized during the search.”
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To deliberately take hold of
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To arrest or take into lawful or authorized custody
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To understand, realize or comprehend something
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“It is strange, dear Hilda, how an innocent, delicate, white soul, like yours, has been able to seize the subtle mystery of this portrait.”
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To obtain or attain successfully
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To confront through the use of military force
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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To perform an act that ensures success or victory
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To stop working
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To get or hold the attention of
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To accept something willingly or gladly
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To become, or cause to become, immobile or inoperable
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To achieve or complete successfully
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Cause severe and extensive damage to
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To overwhelm with emotion
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To loot or plunder by force
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Give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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To choose to take up, follow, or use
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Tear
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Attack, terrorize
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To remove or take away from
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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Try, sample
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To move or go quickly and suddenly
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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The act of catching an object in motion
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