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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of gripping something firmly with the hands; Small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : to seize on a rope. ,He must seize on a solution, however risky. ,The engine seized up from cold
  • Yet we all know that what the power women are seizing is no luxury.
  • Can one blame her in seizing on the ready-made card of Berlin for playing her hand?
  • "When you are connected, you feel a joy in seizing some aspect of the real world," Lyons says. for more
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