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Noun
A fragment of song or talk
“Sometimes you hear a snatch of a song, and you just know you love it.”
Noun
A short spell of doing something
“Brief snatches of sleep.”
Noun
The taking of a person against their will
Noun
A quick grab or catch
Noun
A very tight hold
Noun
The act of taking possession of, especially unlawfully
Noun
A quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
Verb
To quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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“Dillyn tried to ignore the strange looks and wondered if it would be too rude to snatch the paper back and tell Gertrude to go to hell.”
Verb
To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony
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“Earlier this year, Lucy was pushed into a busy road by thieves who tried to snatch her mum's bag, as she sat helpless in her wheelchair.”
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To attempt to seize something suddenly
“Warriors had chances to snatch the glory, but couldn't find the penetration when it mattered most and they had to be content with a consolation bonus point.”
Verb
To attempt to seize something suddenly
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To grasp quickly
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To remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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To do something in a stealthy or furtive way
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To retrieve or preserve (something) from potential loss or adverse circumstances
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To appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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