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Kept
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Gained by personal exertion
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To be continuously haunted or possessed by something, especially negative emotions, ideas or desires
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Unclaimed
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Apprehended and placed in confinement by authorities
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Caught
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Having been overcome and taken control of by military force
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Full of knots, knotty
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Subjected to kidnapping
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To have acted on an opportunity
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“Nausea swims through my gut, but I kneel in front of her and seize her hand, which I'm surprised to find is the exact same size as mine.”
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To have captured by force
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Past tense for to take hold off suddenly or forcibly
“The telephone rang and Sarah leaped to the kitchen, brush in one hand, to seize it before Dora woke.”
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Past tense for take forcible possession of
“He could not seize Rome and secure his logistic base.”
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Past tense for to appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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“Police are examining computer equipment seized during the search.”
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Past tense for to arrest or take into lawful or authorized custody
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Past tense for 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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Past tense for to obtain or attain successfully
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Past tense for to confront through the use of military force
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Past tense for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Past tense for to stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Past tense for to seize and detain a person unlawfully
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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 to perform an act that ensures success or victory
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Past tense for to stop working
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Past tense for to get or hold the attention of
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Past tense for to accept something willingly or gladly
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Past tense for catch hold of and pull quickly
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Past tense for to pillage, take or destroy all the goods of, by force (as in war)
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Past tense for to become, or cause to become, immobile or inoperable
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Past tense for to achieve or complete successfully
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Past tense for despoil
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Past tense for to overwhelm with emotion
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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 tear
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Past tense for attack, terrorize
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Past tense for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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Past tense for to remove or take away from
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Past tense for try, sample
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Past tense for to force (a person or animal) into a place or situation from which it is hard to escape
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Past tense for to issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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