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What is the opposite of letting go?

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A firm contact or grip
“Bones grabbed his hood and hauled him to his feet as he struggled to get any purchase on the floor beneath him.”
The action of capturing or of being captured
“The announcement of his capture was treated cautiously by military officials.”
A way of holding something or the act of holding it
“I loosened my hold on his arm and turned him around to face me.”
A rapid surprise attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces
A sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit
A stoppage or sudden cessation of motion or progress
Catching or apprehending someone
“The authorities are keen on getting their man after months of investigative work.”
Opposite of present participle for to release someone from confinement or captivity
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