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Synonyms for seizing

small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together

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the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

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Lahore Directorate was equally good by seizing more than 28 million 353 thousand sticks of illicit cigarettes of local brands, where revenue of Rs.
5kg - making it the most commonly seized Class-A drug in the North East, with Northumbria seizing Police in Northumbria seized 4.
Officers from the Cannabis Disposal Team struck at an address in Wolverhampton yesterday morning seizing 415 plants which were at various stages of growth.
Labour justice spokesman Lewis Macdonald: "If I was them, I'd want to make up for this by going out and seizing some real cars from criminals and putting them on display.
On an average, we have been seizing around Rs1 million every year from the possession of corrupt officials and this amount is slowly increasing with each passing yearEoACA*this is our problem," added Thakur.
As well as seizing drugs and illegally-smuggled weapons, our officers also make sure ships' crews are complying with regulations around transporting firearms and other dangerous items.
He said: "Police have become more effective in seizing items for use as evidence.
The vehicle may be released if the spouse of the vehicle owner can prove that the seized vehicle is the only means of transportation and the hardship to the family is greater than the government's interest in seizing the vehicle.
The role of the Customs Investigation department is completed by inspecting the suspected personnel, seizing their possessions of illegal cards, devices and electronic chips, producing a seizure report and referring them along with the seized items to the competent security services", he explained.
We are still seizing as many vehicles on a daily basis for no insurance.
CANOGA PARK - City animal-control officers have shut down an unlicensed animal-rescue operation after seizing dozens of sick cats during a recent raid, officials said Monday.
If Lockhart loses his case, "even if the student roan is 100 years past due," says Wolfman, the government will be able to retrieve the money by seizing Social Security payments, which is currently illegal under the Social Security Act.