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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom).

Usage examples (31)
  • "I'm convinced that this kidnapper is a very well-educated man."
  • FEYERICK: Hoping that maybe they can appeal to what they called the kidnapper's sense of dignity.
  • Police say it turned out the kidnapper was his own mother.
  • When the kidnapper is a stranger, the recovery rate is about fifty-fifty. for more
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