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1) abduct. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Physiology 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...

2) Asopus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Asopus, (so´ps) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, river god. He tried to prevent Zeus from abducting his daughter Aegina, but Zeus drove him off with a thunderbolt....

3) III. Syndesmology. 6c. Humeral Articulation or Shoulder-joint. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...great extent for the immobility of the joint. 16 Cathcart 72 has pointed out that in abducting the arm and raising it above the head, the scapula rotates throughout...

4) X. The Revolutionary War. 1775-1783.. Roosevelt, Theodore. 1906. New York
...The Tory plots were not mythical; one was unearthed which aimed at nothing less than the abducting or killing of Washington,—the ringleader, Thomas Hickey, an Irish...

5) Chapter 18. The Perils of the Soul. § 2. Absence and Recall of the Soul. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...the place where people had been secretly buried. 17 Nowhere perhaps is the art of abducting human souls more carefully cultivated or carried to higher perfection...

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