captor

All Noun
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  • He changed his position so that he could see his captor better. Cited from The Avenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • His captor kept him in a line between him and the house door. Cited from Gunsight Pass, by William MacLeod Raine
  • His captors then release him in exchange for leading them to his world.
  • The boy again changed hands, and now for some time served his original captor. Cited from Stories of the Border Marches, by John Lang and Jean Lang
  • He knew or believed that his captor could not give him up to justice. Cited from Westways, by S. Weir Mitchell [AKA: Silas Weir Mitchell]
  • His captors thought his black hair would allow him to pass as an Indian.
  • His captors allow him to escape so that they may hunt him down.
  • She escaped that same month following a gun battle between her captors and police.
  • My arm dropped to my side, and at that moment my captor stopped short. Cited from Bunyip Land, by George Manville Fenn
  • She and the children fight for their lives and try to escape from their captors.
  • Her captor had ordered her back to her seat by the tree. Cited from The White Invaders, by Raymond King Cummings
  • During this time he became noted for his resistance to his captors.
  • It refused all food offered to it although according to its captors showed some degree of intelligence.
  • He tries to run from his captors but is no match for them.
  • Our captor made a speech and described to the king how he had taken us prisoners. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • His captor called out in his own language, and presently another Indian came running up. Cited from The Knight of the Golden Melice, by John Turvill Adams
  • He refused to provide military intelligence with any information regarding his captors.
  • They were still in this condition when the door opened several hours later and their captor again entered the room. Cited from The Boy Allies at Jutland, by Robert L. Drake
  • He looked at her and then he spoke to her captor. Cited from The Chessman of Mars, Edgar R. Burroughs
  • He also said captors threatened he would be killed if he spoke publicly about the matter.
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Meaning of captor

  • noun A person who captures and holds people or animals