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snatched

verb
past tense of snatch

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to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • the brazen seagull snatched the french fry right from my hand

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“Snatched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snatched. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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