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Synonyms for snatch

Synonyms for snatch

to grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

to get hold of (something moving)

to take quick and forcible possession of

to take (another's property) without permission

to seize and detain (a person) unlawfully

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

Synonyms for snatch

a small fragment


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obscene terms for female genitals

(law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment

a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion

to grasp hastily or eagerly

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

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In the 95-kilo division, Sohrab Moradi, 30, won gold in the snatch and in the clean & jerk, which obviously won him gold for the total.
Park Da Ae of Korea ruled their division in the inter-club by lifting 75kg in the snatch and 96kg in the clean and jerk.
The government entirely accepts the findings of Sir John Chilcot in relation to Snatch Land Rover.
The purpose of the present study was to determine whether a modified anatomical alignment relative to the barbell at the initiation of the snatch and clean alters movement efficiency and impacts power output.
Russia's Ruslan Albegov placed first in the snatch (=105 KG) and the total (+105 KG).
Also Iran's Sajjad Anoushiravani won the silver medal by lifting 198kg in the snatch and 241kg in the clean and jerk to record a total of 439kg.
5-, 35- and 140-ton snatch blocks are designed to turn freely to center out the load.
Families of troops killed in Snatch Land Rovers blown up by roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan have argued the vehicles were not fit for purpose.
We have been waiting for years for replacements to the Snatch Land Rovers," he said.
THE mother of a soldier killed in a Snatch Land Rover in Iraq has won the first round of a legal battle over a probe into the vehicles.
Simsek competing in the category of 63-kg, lifted 108 kg in the snatch and 128 kg in the clean & jerk, reaching 236 kg in the total.
A snatch is a "coordinated, continuous movement executed with speed.
THE SAS commander in Afghanistan has quit in a row over equipment and poorly armoured snatch Land Rovers.
Susan Smith, of Tamworth, Staffordshire, has launched a damages action which alleges "failures" relating to the use of Snatch Land Rovers.
snatch pickup history is described from a systems engineering viewpoint, with two World War II pilots, Gerald Berry and Lee Jett, providing invaluable insights.