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adjective as in abducted

adjective as in kidnapped

adjective as in seized

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The subtext of the clown is that life is a joke and can be snatched away at any moment.

The Germans and Japanese have snatched their customers away in North America.

The man snatched the weapon, and turned back toward the image of Obama.

He snatched up the thrown chair and crashed it down onto the head of a charging older black man, who crumpled into a heap.

Vladimir Putin snatched Crimea from Ukraine as a strategic, patriotic, and touristic prize.

Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.

Keeping up an ululating clamor of commands, he ran to the roof of the dwelling, snatched up a musket and took steady aim.

The guard who had ridden up in front snatched at his shoulder holster as he turned in the direction of Delancy's fire.

We snatched a hasty morsel or two, and then hurried on, in order to complete the second half of the road before sunset.

Thereon, Augereau in fury snatched the whip from the officer, who at once drew his sword and attacked him.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snatched, such as: appropriated, kidnapped, seized, and stolen.

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