Examples of captor in a Sentence
The men fought their captors and escaped.
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Though the film offers Paul chloroform and a skilled doctor during the infamous ear-cutting, Pearson wrote that the operation was actually performed by a captor, with only brandy and a bite-cloth offered to the teenager as he was being held down.
In one of the videos released by their captors, Boyle implored the Afghan government not to execute Taliban prisoners or he and his wife would be killed.
The couple had pleaded for their release in propaganda videos released by their captors.
The three others were able to escape after another victim grabbed their captor’s weapon, the statement said.
The pilot survived and, 30 years ago tomorrow, he was trotted out by his captors for a news conference.
The refusals by Getty prompted the captors to become increasingly volatile and brutal.
Hours earlier, their captors had ordered them to pack their belongings and start walking.
Ike said that while he was imprisoned he had been repeatedly shot by his captor.
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Origin and Etymology of captor
First Known Use: circa 1688See Words from the same year
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