snatch, grab, seize


  • rapt

    If someone watches or listens to something with rapt attention, they are so involved with it that they do not notice anything else.

  • usurp

    When you usurp someone else's power, position, or role, you take it from them although you do not have the right to do so.

  • rapacious

    If you describe a person's behavior as rapacious, you disapprove of them because they always want more money, goods, or possessions than they really need.

  • rapturous

    A rapturous feeling or reaction shows extreme pleasure, excitement, or happiness.

  • enrapture

    hold spellbound

  • rapacity

    extreme gluttony

  • rape

    force (someone) to have sex against their will

  • rapid

    done or occurring in a brief period of time

  • rapidity

    a rate that is rapid

  • rapidly

    with rapid movements

  • rapine

    the act of despoiling a country in warfare

  • rapist

    someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse

  • rapture

    a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

  • usurpation

    entry to another's property without right or permission

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