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synonyms for snagging

  • rip
  • run into
  • hole
  • nail
  • tear
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How to use snagging in a sentence

It is found in shallow water and near the mouths of the creeks, and the Indians have a way of "snagging" them in.
THE LAKE OF THE SKYGEORGE WHARTON JAMES
He pitched forward, shielding his face with his arms, and was caught up short by a dead branch snagging his shirt.
DAVID AND THE PHOENIXEDWARD ORMONDROYD
Realizing that much valuable time was being wasted, Penny slid down from the tree, snagging a stocking in the process.
SIGNAL IN THE DARKMILDRED A. WIRT
Almost half of this sum was required for snagging operations alone.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 5VARIOUS
And then the gut leader snagging and he turning to free it and then—the first astounding quiver underfoot.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IRVIN S. (IRVIN SHREWSBURY) COBB
"Yes, you sure are, when it comes to snagging the odd piece of pie," Dawson said with a grin.
DAVE DAWSON AT TRUKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
It will be observed that nearly one-half the known losses on the upper river between 1823 and 1863 were the result of snagging.
OLD TIMES ON THE UPPER MISSISSIPPIGEORGE BYRON MERRICK
These are the people who suffer in cases of snagging and collision, &c.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
It sliced through the stems of the two-day beard without snagging.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
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