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apprehending

verb
present participle of apprehend

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2 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • the agency charged with apprehending criminals who have violated federal law

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“Apprehending.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apprehending. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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