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kidnap

verb

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to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully
  • the child of the wealthy industrialist was kidnapped and held for ransom

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The first known use of kidnap was in 1682

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“Kidnap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kidnap. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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