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abducting

verb
present participle of abduct

Synonyms & Antonyms of abducting

to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully
  • the gangsters planned to abduct the industrialist's young daughter and demand a huge ransom from her family

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“Abducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abducting. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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