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noun as in one who has captured a person or thing

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I gave my captors 150 more days, but I will not focus my energies on that.

Often, victims accompany captors without a struggle because they fear retaliation against relatives.

Once “returned home,” she recorded videos on her phone that describe her mistreatment by the captors hired by her father.

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At the Ouija board, Jones and Hill would regale their captors with a tale, seem­ingly channeled from the Beyond, designed to make them delirious enough to lead the pair out of Yozgad, a prisoner-of-war camp high in the mountains.

I’m sure it’s very easy for the oppressor to smile, because they have all the power, and when you see a smile, you may try to mirror it in order to become synchronized with your captor.

Innuendo: Two “punishers” strip down and start to seduce Theon as part of the mindgames enacted by his captor.

These are not adversaries, or captor and his incarcerated captive.

Good Morning America anchor Juju Chang asked Smart how she had found the courage to testify against her captor Mitchell.

The novel, about a mother and son imprisoned by a mysterious captor, seems tailor-made for crossover success.

Reading his letter, I thought of the famous exchange between the Confederate soldier and his Yankee captor.

I managed to lift it a bit to escape further bruises as my captor roughly hauled me to the forest.

Richard could see now that the captive was indeed a woman, that she was struggling in the arms of her captor.

While the younger girls cried helplessly, Boone's daughter, seeing it was of no use to struggle, quietly followed her captor.

He was still suffering from hunger and longed for the return of his captor, for he thought he would bring food with him.

His captor hardly knew how to take this sally, or what answer to make to it.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to captor, such as: null, holder, null, null, null, and jailer.

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