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1) abduct. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To seize and detain (a person) unlawfully: kidnap, snatch, spirit away. See CRIMES, FREE....

2) abduct. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb. Latin abdcere, abduct- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + dcere, to lead; see deuk- in Appendix I.abˇductˇee...

3) kidnap. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To seize and detain (a person) unlawfully: abduct, snatch, spirit away. See CRIMES, FREE....

4) 41849. Nietzsche, Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:41849 QUOTATION:Some men have sighed over the abduction of their wives, but many more have sighed because no one wanted to abduct theirs. ATTRIBUTION:Friedrich...

5) 289. Repulsion. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
... NOUN: REPULSION; driving from &c. v.; repulse, abduction, retrusion [rare]. VERB: REPEL; push from, drive from [See Impulse]; chase, dispel; retrude [rare]; abduce...

6) gluteus. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of the three large muscles of each buttock, especially the gluteus maximus, that extend, abduct, and rotate the thigh. New Latin glteus, from Greek gloutos, buttock.gluteˇal...

7) Arethusa, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the river god Alpheus. While Arethusa was bathing in his stream, Alpheus rose up and tried to abduct her, but she fled under the ocean to the isle of Ortygia. There...

8) Pirithous. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Calydonian hunt and invaded the land of the Amazons. In a later exploit they attempted to abduct Persephone from Hades, where they were tricked into sitting on a...

9) snatch. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Informal : nab. lay hands on. See GET. 2. To seize and detain (a person) unlawfully: abduct, kidnap, spirit away. See CRIMES, FREE. 3. To take quick and forcible...

10) abducens. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...lateral side of each eye. From Latin abdcns, present participle of abdcere, to take away. See abduct....

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