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kidnaps

verb
present tense third-person singular of kidnap

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

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