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noun as in small part

Strongest match

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The most dramatic pounce on film may be the neck-stretching snatch by the Psorophora larva.

Rather than a chain or tow strap, which don’t stretch and therefore create very high momentary loads, an elastic snatch or kinetic strap or rope will help reduce forces and actually make it easier to get the vehicle unstuck.

“Both of y’all know, I’ve been collecting my little surgeons for that inevitable moment…that this grill right here is gonna get a little snatch, even though people think I have done it already, but I haven’t,” she told her mother and daughter.

Then, intermittently, traffic controllers were able to pick up snatches of conversation from AA-11′s cockpit.

It's not fun to conduct a hazardous snatch of an insurgent leader, only to find you grabbed the wrong guy.

In another change since his transit days, crooks now snatch cellphones, not gold chains.

It is easy for an unscrupulous individual to pose as an underground banker, snatch up several large deposits, then cut and run.

The company reported $2.4 billion in annual sales and could snatch a valuation as high as $5 billion.

Guests snatch up the eccentric-looking drinks that line the bar as they wander around before the performance.

Keep a starving man away from bread when he has only to stretch out his hand and snatch it.

You snatch me out of the cold cloister, but, in the bustling, ardent world you condemn me to the conventional chastity?

Jack Harvey had sent young Tim into the cabin to snatch a wink of sleep, and Joe had come up, heavy and dull.

Then, as the insect tumbled near her, she made a quick snatch at the glowing point of fire.

They were the real enemies of my children; they sought to snatch the crown; I saw them daily at work and they wore me out.


On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snatch, such as: snippet, bit, fragment, minim, piece, and smattering.

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