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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 these cases, do we allow these opportunities in business and in our personal lives to snatch us and be under its control, or do we seize the opportunity ourselves and take control?
As he pulls out a snake from a bamboo basket, an Indian rhesus monkey gets down from a building, snatches the snake and runs.
Rosegie Ramos of Zamboanga City, also 15, took the gold with a 69 kg snatch in the 48 kg snatch, silver in the clean and jerk with an effort of 84 kg and another silver with a total lift of 153 kg.
He said according to initial investigations, the suspect admitted to the police in having been linked to seven other snatch thefts at several locations in the capital and Ampang, Selangor over the last two years.
Each lifter gets three chances at the snatch and then three chances at the clean & jerk.
So he was able to offer advice to Harry Potter star Rupert, 29, for his role as posh hustler Charlie Cavendish in Snatch - a drama loosely based on the movie of the same name, which starred Jason Statham.
Perez, a criminology student at University of Bohol, defeated Nepal's Sanju Chaudhary, who pulled up 61kg in the snatch and 77kg in the clean and jerk to compile 138kg for the silver medal.
At least 37 UK soldiers died in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan while travelling in Snatch Land Rovers, with last year's Chilcot Inquiry heavily critical of delays in replacing them.
Ehab previously picked up gold for both the snatch and the clean and jerk, with a total weight 348kg; 158 in the snatch and 190 in the clean and jerk.
The 6 gold medals were won by Ghada Houcine (69 kg) at snatch, clean and jerk and the total and Karem Ben Henia (69 kg), snatch, clean and jerk and total.
Russia and Kazakhstan topped the winners' list in the snatch (94 KG) and total (94 KG).
These criminals snatch mobile sets, handbags, watches or whatever they find from the victims.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The reigning world champion, Iran's Behdad Salimi, proved to have remained the world's most powerful man after setting a new world record in his snatch move and wining the gold medal in the superheavyweight category of the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships in France.
Det Con Dave Wilson said: "It only takes a matter of seconds for a thief to snatch something from your purse or handbag."