Definition of abductee
: a person who has been abducted
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Nintendo 1 Peach Peach, the perennial princess abductee in Nintendo's Mario series, is the quintessential damsel in distress, a controversial trope that's existed in forms of pop culture since antiquity.
Thousands of abductees have been thrust, untreated, into communities that are not equipped to tend to their wounds.
The rhythm of camp life enveloped the new abductees.
That life was life as an abductee, life as a slave.
The experience of the African abductees in the war was more tragic.
Their abductees play an unspoken role in John and Evelyn’s relationship, but Young never puts all his cards on the table.
Boko Haram leaders should ensure the safe release of children and all other abductees.
Her most recent book, Sewing Hope, profiles a Ugandan nun who harbors the former abductees of terrorist Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army.
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