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Noun
The act by which something is snatched
Noun
The act of procuring
Noun
The act by which something is taken
Noun
Taking away by force
Verb
Present participle for to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
“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
“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
“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
Present participle for to grasp quickly
Verb
Present participle for to attempt to seize something suddenly
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