abduct

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Synonyms for abduct

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

Synonyms for abduct

take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

pull away from the body

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Thus, while younger children are victimized more often by family members and acquaintances in protected circumstances, acquaintances or strangers seeking sexual gratification typically abduct older, more physically mature children outside of the home.
These offenders generally abduct their victims in domestic-type disputes, which represents a departure from the familial emotion-based cases typical of younger children.
His team's new studies show that polyphenolsin these brews "powerfully lower the mutagenicity of IQ and PhIP" in bacteria The teas also inhibited the formation of HCA abducts in cultured cells.
Their work with chlorophylls (especially the synthetic, water-soluble derivatives known as chlorophyllins) indicates that these plant-derived compounds can inhibit the production of potentially carcinogenic abducts by a number of dietary carcinogens--from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in char and aflatoxin in moldly grains to HCAs in cooked meats.
Moreover, his team finds that administering high doses of chlorophyllins and IQ or PhIP to rats prevents the usual development of abducts in the liver, colon, and small intestine.