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noun as in abductor

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One story alleges that he kidnapped a 12-year-old girl for ransom and the judge made him choose between jail or the Spanish Navy.

He served as a go-between during kidnapping cases and revolutionary negotiations.

In 2006, he received another prison sentence—this one for eight years—for plotting to kidnap the teenage daughter of a Romanian businessman.

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They kidnapped Captain America’s best friend and brainwashed him.

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She and her boyfriend, Carl Austin Hall, kidnapped the boy and demanded ransom from his parents.

He was a Burmese national—resistance fighter, drug smuggler, kidnapper, warlord.

He was referencing the Ohio kidnapper dude [Ariel Castro], abortion, it was just like … “oh god.”

On Tuesday night, notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was found dead, hanging in his cell.

Few people who knew the Cleveland kidnapper have expressed sympathy over his suicide.

The Cleveland kidnapper exhibited several risk factors before he hanged himself.

Mr. Miller pursued the kidnapper and found the girl at Baltimore, and brought a charge of kidnapping against McCreary.

I made up my mind that if one more person said to me, ‘How did the kidnapper get in?’

Now the reason I connect the kidnapper and the blackmailer is twofold.

What I hope to get at from this note is the identity of the kidnapper.

I know, interrupted Reivers; and he told how he had disposed of the kidnapper.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kidnapper, such as: hijacker, shanghaier, and carjacker.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.