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soldier of the American Revolution whose troops helped capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British (1738-1789) Allen , Ethan Allen
catch or capture apprehend , ensnare , nail
kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price arbitrage
deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture) artifice , ruse
sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds birdlime , lime
plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals carnivorous plant
overtake and capture catch
act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture chase , following , pursual , pursuit
person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture chaser , pursuer
checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces checkers , draughts
beautiful and charismatic queen of Egypt; mistress of Julius Caesar and later of Mark Antony; killed herself to avoid capture by Octavian (69-30 BC) Cleopatra
mission to capture or defend something combat mission
(physics) the probability that a particular interaction (as capture or ionization) will take place between particles; measured in barns cross section
perennial of dry habitats whose leaves have glandular hairs that secrete adhesive and digestive fluid for capture and digestion of insects; Portugal, southern Spain and Morocco Drosophyllum lusitanicum
avoid capture elude
act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning) eluding , elusion , slip
chess piece exposed to possible capture, of a en prise
(chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value exchange
king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella; his marriage to Isabella I in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain and their capture of Granada from the Moors in 1492 united Spain as one country; they instituted the Ferdinand , Ferdinand of Aragon , Ferdinand the Catholic , Ferdinand V , King Ferdinand
board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters go , go game
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