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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A muscle that draws a body part away from the median line; Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom).

Usage examples (36)
  • When you hear of a parent snatching a child, it's easy to assume the abductor is the devil incarnate.
  • The muscles beneath the thumb are called the abductor pollicis brevis and the flexer pollicis brevis.
  • The random unknown child abductor is very rare.
  • Businessman feared dead returns to free 'abductor' for more
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