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variants also highjacking
as in kidnaping
the unlawful or forcible carrying away of a person or animal a country in which hijackings of foreign executives has become commonplace

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verb

variants also highjacking
present participle of hijack
as in commandeering
to take control of (a vehicle) by force some loser tried to hijack the plane with a toy gun

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“Hijacking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hijacking. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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