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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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My point is not to apply marketing labels to the three prose texts by Jack Finney and the four movies based on them (and, for the second, third, and fourth of these films, on the Body Snatchers films that came before them).
Who needs human replication or body snatchers when the multiplexes are glutted with clones of the sort of shallow stimulus-entertainment lapped up by THX 1138's drones?
In KDA sector of Posh area of Kohat, three mask snatchers with guns robbed owner of local medicine company by the name of Nadeem Traders, at a time when he was depositing money in bank.
A snatcher was shot dead by a policeman after he and an accomplice cohort tried to elude arrest for victimizing a 65-year-old who was just having a drink of buko juice at a sidewalk in Pasig City on Saturday morning, police said.
On June 27, Ricky's mother Laimayum Khulna Sahni (49), a choreographer and wife of Avtar Singh Sahni, had displayed rare courage when she caught two snatchers and handed them over to the local police.
A WOMAN bravely fought off bag snatchers who knocked her over as she walked into the city centre yesterday morning.
This popular tale of mystery, romance, and science fiction by the author of Invasion of the Body Snatchers has become something of a cult classic.
Subjecting such films to ideological analysis is like trying to psychoanalyze one of the soulless pods from Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
Credit Card/Debit Card Fraudsters Looking to Rip You Off: Keep "skimmers" and PIN snatchers from stealing your credit or cracking into your checking account.
LAHORE -- Anti-Vehicle Lifting Squad (AVLS) arrested two car snatchers and recovered 17 vehicles worth Rs 12.
RAWALPINDI A man was shot and injured when unknown car snatchers attempted to snatch his vehicle in the limits of Gulraiz here on Thursday.
The team traced out two motorcycle snatchers and recovered two motorcycles.
The growing life inside you - it's like an invasion of the body snatchers.
Adams, 55 on Sunday, was the ingenue of the day in the late 1970s, starring in ``Days of Heaven'' and ``Invasion of the Body Snatchers,'' but like so many other talented young actresses, she saw the opportunities dry up when lines began appearing on her face.
Something in the vein of the Candy Snatchers for an unadultered aggro blast.