Examples of captor in a Sentence
The men fought their captors and escaped.
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Earlier this week, authorities dismissed as fake a statement signed by the captors claiming the journalists were killed during a military raid coordinated by the two governments.
In fact, the tune pierces through the museum on a video with interviews of English veterans who survived tropical diseases, meager rations and the brutality of their Japanese captors.
Uber bad guy Negan may have signaled his own willingness to turn, too, but in the other direction in the midst of a long dialogue with his captor Jadis.
Five other girls kidnapped at the same time are unaccounted for and are presumed to have died in a stampede when the girls tried to run away from their captors.
And unlike Rick, who openly lied to his captors and murdered them in cold blood, Negan walks away from a similar hostage situation with clean hands and a cleaner conscience.
McCain's refusal to go along with his captors resulted in sustained beatings while tied to a stool.
Many had been forced to marry their captors and had children fathered by them.
Some girls were forced to marry their captors, and many had children fathered by the militants.
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CAPTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of captor for English Language Learners
: someone who has captured a person and is keeping that person as a prisoner
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