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Synonyms for nobble

Synonyms for nobble

make off with belongings of others

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

disable by drugging

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"They have been nobbled by their party whips," he said.
A Saudi prince took the hump when he thought his prize camels had been nobbled.
A NEW defence witness in appeals by two men jailed for murdering PSNI Const Stephen Carroll has been "nobbled", senior judges were told yesterday.
sufficiently to come second in the inaugural King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 1951, ridden by 15-year-old Lester Piggott, was a champion, whereas Pinturischio never ran after being nobbled and therefore did not improve on his fourth place under Piggott in the worst 2,000 Guineas of the century.
Deportiva La Corunna star Duscher, 23, nobbled the England captain's World Cup hopes with a two-footed lunge on Wednesday.
A light spinning outfit nobbled his best one-day bag of 33 in local Poole harbour last November.
DAVID MOYES claims Roberto Martinez nobbled the officials with his moan about Wigan getting no decisions.
Fair enough-and, in the internet era, most works of reference are nobbled by a sense of instant obsolescence, no matter how comprehensive they aim to be.
THE shinty star who claimed he was nobbled after a thump in the face sent him off the field was tight-lipped last night.
A MAN was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday after he nobbled a juror, causing the collapse of a criminal trial.
A SHINTY star who said he'd been nobbled after a thump in the face sent him off the field stayed tight-lipped last night.
CLAMPERS proved what a diligent and understanding bunch they are yesterday when they nobbled a cherrypicker.
KEVIN GALLACHER can still walk round the streets of Newcastle without being nobbled by autograph hunters.
Labour MPs were "nobbled" by party whips to prevent them criticising Tony Blair's spin doctor, it was claimed yesterday.
Furious MPs said he had been nobbled by Tony Blair after pressure from BSkyB mogul Rupert Murdoch.