Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of snatch.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Kate smiled triumphantly at the old misogynist, who without another word snatched his robes up and stalked from the shed, leaving Brother Fidelis alone with her.

    My Seduction

  • According to Channel 4, some of thatmoney was snatched from a “jug” in the store itself, and some of it was stolen from “a coffee can that was stored in a locker” outside the public shopping area.

    2009 March 11 « Scavenging

  • What looked like a sure win in my first game at Yankee stadium now looked like defeat snatched from the jaws of victory.

    Go Yankees!

  • We were concerned that overnight our belongings might be snatched from the car.

    A driving tour from Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las Casas and Palenque: Part Two

  • But for a moment, it was a combustion of awkwardness, a reminder of how thin the line really is -- all beautiful people look alike to me, which is in some ways the point -- and how easily defeat can be snatched from the jaws of victory.

    Australia's Next Top Model -- winners, losers, and awkward moments

  • To be snatched from the maw of death was well worth a little bodily suffering, only it was unfortunate that he should miss the hanging of the Beaver.

    BÂTARD

  • An 11-year-old California girl snatched from the street in front of her house in 1991 had two children with the man accused of taking her and was forced along with the children to live in backyard sheds, police said Thursday.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: August 28, 2009

  • To send a powerful Maori Delegations reaffirming the Pacific ties or ‘veiwekani’ it must be done with sensitivity and at this point in time the currect Fiji dictator only wants the best for himself as he is now showing clear evidence that things must be done his ways after all he enjoys the power & glory that comes with the high post he has snatched from the legally elected government.

    Global Voices in English » Bloggers react to NZ Maori Party’s proposed trip to Fiji

  • Same deal with the Colt Lightning I snatched from the vultures after my grandfather passed.

    Hunting For Books

  • Trevor is snatched from the jaws of death when some familiar faces and some new ones come to his aide and take him to a secret land in Superbia, Olton, populated by escapees and others who strive to save all children and reunite them with their families.

    Rabid Reads: "The Purloined Boy" by Mortimus Clay

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