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hijack

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hijack

  1. to take control of (a vehicle) by force <some loser tried to hijack the plane with a toy gun> Synonyms commandeer (also highjack)Related Words carjack, skyjack; appropriate, confiscate, expropriate, seize



Variants of hijack

also highjack


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