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synonyms for abduction

  • kidnapping
  • rape
  • seizure
  • theft
  • appropriation
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Brown has only been charged with kidnapping and burglary in connection with Cash’s abduction while authorities wait for the results of forensic tests.
CASH GERNON KIDNAP SUSPECT TRIED TO SNATCH ANOTHER CHILD IN FEBRUARY: COPS SAYJUSTIN ROHRLICHMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Scientists will go back to those twilight fields, and bats — at least, the dimmer ones — will return to their caves with new tales of alien abduction and bizarre medical procedures.
BEWARE OF HUMANSMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 26, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On Thursday, Lady Gaga’s father, Joe Germanotta, told the New York Post that the family is “devastated” by the abduction of the star’s beloved pets.
LADY GAGA OFFERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS FOR HER STOLEN FRENCH BULLDOGS AFTER WALKER WAS AMBUSHEDPAULINA VILLEGASFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Contrary to claims by governments, Boko Haram and other militant groups are only expanding their influence — as demonstrated by the abduction of Nigerian school students in December.
HEY JOE: WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD ORDERDANIEL MALLOYJANUARY 3, 2021OZY
On Tuesday, officials said they charged Roldan, 40, with abduction in Decker’s disappearance.
MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN DISAPPEARANCE OF HIS PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND IN VIRGINIADANA HEDGPETHNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Kassab’s fiancée told CPJ in 2019 that no group had claimed responsibility for the journalists’ abduction.
THESE 10 JOURNALISTS ARE MISSING, AND COVID IS IMPEDING INVESTIGATIONSLBELANGER225SEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
The story of an abduction of the day throws more light upon the state of society than any number of political disquisitions.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Tharn was beginning to wonder what far-reaching effects this half-mad abduction would have on his future life.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
She knew by this time that Jotan had nothing to do with her abduction; no hireling of his would dare handle her so roughly.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
With closed eyes Adbor gasped out, in a few broken sentences, his story of death and abduction.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
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WORDS RELATED TO ABDUCTION

  • abduction
  • acquirement
  • acquisition
  • apprehension
  • appropriating
  • appropriation
  • arrest
  • bag
  • bust
  • catch
  • collar
  • commandeering
  • confiscation
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaining
  • grab
  • grasping
  • hit the jackpot
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • knock off
  • laying hold of
  • nab
  • nail
  • obtaining
  • occupation
  • pick up
  • pinch
  • pull
  • run in
  • securing
  • seizing
  • seizure
  • sweep
  • taking
  • taking captive
  • trapping
  • trip
  • winning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.