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  • capture the attention or imagination of
    • This story will grab you
    • The movie seized my imagination
  • affect
    • Fear seized the prisoners
    • The patient was seized with unbearable pains
    • He was seized with a dreadful disease
  • hook by a pull on the line
    • strike a fish
  • seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
    • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
    • he usurped my rights
    • She seized control of the throne after her husband died
  • take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    • The FBI seized the drugs
    • The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment
    • The police confiscated the stolen artwork
  • take possession of by force, as after an invasion
    • the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
    • The army seized the town
    • The militia captured the castle
  • take or capture by force
    • The terrorists seized the politicians
    • The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages
  • take hold of; grab
    • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
    • She clutched her purse
    • The mother seized her child by the arm
    • Birds of prey often seize small mammals
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