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To have acted on an opportunity
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Past tense for 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.”
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Past tense for to take or seize illegally or without permission
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“Earlier this year, Lucy was pushed into a busy road by thieves who tried to snatch her mother's bag.”
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Past tense for to abduct or kidnap a person unlawfully
“Custody of one of two minor children was written into the decree fraudulently and is being used to essentially snatch the child from her home.”
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Past tense for to accept something eagerly, especially an opportunity
“I resolved to snatch this opportunity of seeing the manners of other nations, and of learning sciences unknown in Abissinia.”
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Past tense for to achieve or secure something, typically unexpectedly
“These warriors appeared determined to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.”
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Past tense for to take, pull or remove by force
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Past tense for to remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
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Past tense for to appropriate or lay claim to something for oneself without right
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Past tense for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
Adjective
Subjected to kidnapping
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That has been stolen
Adjective
Done quickly or too quickly
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