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  • 181prehensile — Adapted for taking hold of or grasping. [L. prehendo, pp. hensus, to lay hold of, seize] * * * pre·hen·sile prē hen(t) səl, hen .sīl adj adapted for seizing or grasping esp. by wrapping around <prehensile tail> pre·hen·sil·i·ty (.)prē .hen… …

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  • 182get — v 1. receive, come by, realize, inherit, succeed to, fall into; gain, win, achieve, attain, reach; benefit, profit, avail; (all usu. of wages) earn, make, Sl. pull down, gross, clear, net, Inf. take home, pocket. 2. obtain, acquire, secure,… …

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  • 183kidnap — v 1.(usu. of persons) abduct, rape, capture, seize, steal, Sl. snatch, hold as hostage, hold for ransom; make off with, lay hold of, lay hands on, carry off, bear away, take away, snatch, pluck; pet nap, dognap; (usu. in reference to military… …

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  • 184snatch — v 1.Usu. snatch at grab at or for, make a grab at, grasp at or for, grope for, clutch at, catch at, claw at, reach for, pursue; grapple for, scramble for, wrestle for, fight over; handle, feel, pick at, play with. 2. grab, pluck, pull, whisk,… …

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  • 185seize — [c]/siz / (say seez) verb (seized, seizing) –verb (t) 1. to lay hold of suddenly or forcibly; grasp: to seize a weapon. 2. to grasp with the mind: to seize an idea. 3. to take possession of by force or at will: to seize enemy ships. 4. to take… …

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  • 186fang — n. 1 a canine tooth, esp. of a dog or wolf. 2 the tooth of a venomous snake, by which poison is injected. 3 the root of a tooth or its prong. 4 Brit. colloq. a person s tooth. Derivatives: fanged adj. (also in comb.). fangless adj. Etymology: OE… …

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  • 187Fang — n. 1 a canine tooth, esp. of a dog or wolf. 2 the tooth of a venomous snake, by which poison is injected. 3 the root of a tooth or its prong. 4 Brit. colloq. a person s tooth. Derivatives: fanged adj. (also in comb.). fangless adj. Etymology: OE… …

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  • 188clutch — Synonyms and related words: abduct, adhere to, amount, array, batch, bear hug, bind, bite, body, brood, budget, bunch, bundle, carry off, catch, cherish, chunk, clamp, clasp, cleave to, clench, climacteric, clinch, cling, clinging, clip, clump,… …

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  • 189niman — [continued from previous definition] 1. to seize, grasp, capture, catch; (1) to get into one s hands by force or artifice; (a) by war, robbery, legal process, etc.; w.a. cognate: (b) to catch fish, an animal, a bird, etc.; (b α) of an animal, to… …

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  • 190possess — v 1. own, be the owner of, have or hold title to, hold, be the proud possessor of, count or number among one s possessions or belongings, Scot. aught; receive, acquire, gain, inherit, come into, come into possession of, win; obtain, get, secure,… …

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  • 191keep — [kēp] vt. kept, keeping [ME kepen < OE cœpan, to behold, watch out for, lay hold of, akin to MLowG kapen, ON kopa, to stare at < ? IE base * ĝab , to look at or for] 1. to observe or pay regard to; specif., a) to observe with due or… …

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  • 192catch — catchable, adj. /kach/, v., caught, catching, n., adj. v.t. 1. to seize or capture, esp. after pursuit: to catch a criminal; to catch a runaway horse. 2. to trap or ensnare: to catch a fish. 3. to intercept and seize; take and hold (something… …

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  • 193take — [n] profit booty*, catch, catching, cut, gate, haul*, holding, part, proceeds, receipts, return, returns, revenue, share, takings, yield; concept 344 Ant. debt, loss take [v1] get; help oneself to abduct, accept, acquire, arrest, attain, capture …

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  • 194catch — [kach, kech] vt. caught, catching [ME cacchen < Anglo Fr cachier < VL * captiare < L captare, to seize < pp. of capere, to take hold: see HAVE] 1. to seize and hold, as after a chase; capture 2. to seize or take by or as by a trap,… …

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  • 195Apprehend — Ap pre*hend ([a^]p pr[ e]*h[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apprehended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apprehending}.] [L. apprehendere; ad + prehendere to lay hold of, seize; prae before + hendere (used only in comp.); akin to Gr. chanda nein to hold, contain …

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  • 196Apprehended — Apprehend Ap pre*hend ([a^]p pr[ e]*h[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apprehended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apprehending}.] [L. apprehendere; ad + prehendere to lay hold of, seize; prae before + hendere (used only in comp.); akin to Gr. chanda nein to… …

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  • 197Apprehending — Apprehend Ap pre*hend ([a^]p pr[ e]*h[e^]nd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apprehended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Apprehending}.] [L. apprehendere; ad + prehendere to lay hold of, seize; prae before + hendere (used only in comp.); akin to Gr. chanda nein to… …

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  • 198take — I. verb (took; taken; taking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tacan, from Old Norse taka; akin to Middle Dutch taken to take Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to get into one s hands or into one s possession, power, or… …

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  • 199Battle Cry Campaign — For other uses of Battle Cry, see Battle Cry (disambiguation). Battle Cry logo Part of a series on Teen Mania Ministries Departments …

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  • 200Agnes Potten and Joan Trunchfield — (both d. Ipswich, Suffolk, February 19 1556) were two English women of Ipswich who were imprisoned and burnt at the stake in Ipswich during the Marian persecutions: both are commemorated among the Ipswich Martyrs. Their arrest followed… …

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