seizing

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small slip noose made with seizing clench , clinch
robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force highjacking , hijacking
group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power junta , military junta
seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized requisition , sequestration
wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority) usurpation
long-legged aquatic insect having the front legs fitted for seizing and holding prey and the abdomen extended by a long breathing tube water scorpion
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