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intercepts

verb
present tense third-person singular of intercept

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to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
  • the cat was about to hightail it out the front door when I intercepted her

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“Intercepts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intercepts. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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