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capturing

verb
present participle of capture

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • captured the cat just as it was about to escape out the front door

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“Capturing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/capturing. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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