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Noun
The act of stealing or unlawfully taking possession of
“The said person was accused in thirty-two cases involving the snatching of goods from other persons.”
Noun
The act by which something is taken
Verb
Taking hold off forcibly
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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
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to attempt to seize something suddenly
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Present participle for to grasp quickly
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Present participle for to remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Present participle for to stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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Present participle for to do something in a stealthy or furtive way
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Present participle for to act on an opportunity
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Present participle for tear
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Present participle for to spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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