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adjective as in touched

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Cicilline’s review ultimately unearthed a trove of emails from Zuckerberg and his lieutenants apparently plotting against competitors, a series of discussions in which they reference making a “land grab” targeting rival apps.

The nice thing about it is … the division is still up for grabs.

He threw a pass up for grabs and the ball went directly to Packers safety Raven Greene.

The state’s up-for-grabs Senate seat goes to Democrat Barbara Bollier.

Only 16 percent of Hmong Americans reported contact by a political party in 2016, and according to sociologist Yang Sao Xiong, the Hmong American vote is “up for grabs” in 2020.

In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”

The victim, whom The Daily Beast is not naming, asked what Williams wanted and the pastor allegedly “reached in and grabbed him.”

I was bored, but I grabbed a red Solo cup, filled it with beer, and stayed with my group, chatting with the brothers about Jim.

He was slapped, grabbed in the face, placed in stress positions, placed in standing sleep deprivation, and doused with water.

He died in July after being grabbed around the throat by a cop and wrestled to ground where the breath flew out of him.

He wasted no time on questions, just grabbed his friends and disappeared before the crowd came out.

She made so much noise that Lance grabbed at her and tried to put her out of the room, Topsy still barking furiously.

I grabbed hold of the vise-locking screw to keep my knees from doubling under me.

Before he could do anything with it, Clip grabbed it out of his hand, leveled it after the receding form, and pulled the trigger.

But he had no time for sentiment; he grabbed the reef-earring with his left hand, and clutched at the man with his right.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grabbed, such as: affected, disturbed, impressed, stirred, melted, and softened.

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