abduction

All Noun
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  • She was reported missing by her parents within half an hour of her abduction.
  • This was done by mass abduction, especially of children in order to use them as soldiers.
  • She has continued to seek justice in the case of her husband's abduction and murder.
  • We set out to tell a simple abduction story, which was played out behind the shadows.
  • According to officials, he had been killed soon after the abduction.
  • In rare cases abductions were normal but the young man had to pay a fine.
  • It turned out that the girl had been alive for a couple of days after the abduction.
  • The Italian government originally denied having played any role in the abduction.
  • Its abduction and removal caused further damage, breaking the stone into seven pieces.
  • The cold sweat stood upon his face when he remembered stories of abductions. Cited from Divers Women, by Pansy and Mrs. C.M. Livingston
  • In rare cases abductions were normal, but the young man had to pay a fine.
  • Similar abductions were repeated over the following years and the security forces found themselves increasingly unable to prevent them.
  • Often these young abductees have family members who have reported having abduction experiences.
  • She dreams of the abduction and is able to escape at the last moment.
  • The ring leaders of the abduction included past, current, and future, elected local, county and state officials.
  • He stayed with a group long enough to identify key members and then organized their abductions by his military forces.
  • A few minutes later their older brother arrived home and after being told of the abduction drove off to search for the car.
  • However, the abduction of a well-known public figure caused problems within Majestic.
  • What differed was the abduction of children to use them as child soldiers.
  • These abductions and some of their victims remain an important secondary theme for the rest of the book.
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Synonyms of abduction

Meaning of abduction

  • noun The criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
  • noun (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body