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gaining control, seizure, capture
n. the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
capture
n. the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
seizure, capture
n. the act of taking of a person by force
capture
n. any process in which an atomic or nuclear system acquires an additional particle
capture
n. a process whereby a star or planet holds an object in its gravitational field
capture
n. the act of saving a particular state of a program
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capture
v. succeed in representing or expressing something intangible; "capture the essence of Spring"; "capture an idea"
enamor, becharm, enamour, enchant, entrance, bewitch, fascinate, charm, beguile, captivate, catch, trance, capture
v. attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"
conquer, seize, capture, appropriate
v. take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
capture
v. bring about the capture of an elementary particle or celestial body and causing it enter a new orbit; "This nucleus has captured the slow-moving neutrons"; "The star captured a comet"
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arrogation, confiscation
n. seizure by the government
mesmerise, hypnotise, mesmerize, hypnotize
v. induce hypnosis in
occupy, engage, engross, absorb
v. consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
soak up, absorb, engross, plunge, engulf, immerse, steep
v. devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"
make
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
tempt, influence, charm
v. induce into action by using one's charm; "She charmed him into giving her all his money"
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
tempt
v. try presumptuously; "St. Anthony was tempted in the desert"
allure, tempt
v. dispose or incline or entice to; "We were tempted by the delicious-looking food"
seduce
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct; "She was seduced by the temptation of easy money and started to work in a massage parlor"
hijack
v. seize control of; "they hijacked the judicial process"
get under one's skin, get
v. irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
infatuate
v. arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way; "His new car has infatuated him"; "love has infatuated her"
offend, pique
v. cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
vibrate, tickle, thrill
v. feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
frustrate, dun, crucify, bedevil, rag, torment
v. treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
endear
v. make attractive or lovable; "This behavior endeared her to me"
invite, tempt
v. give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
whelm, sweep over, overtake, overcome, overpower, overwhelm
v. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
pick up, lift up, intoxicate, uplift, elate
v. fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"
please
v. give satisfaction; "The waiters around her aim to please"
titillate
v. excite pleasurably or erotically; "A titillating story appeared in the usually conservative magazine"
spellbind, grip, transfix, fascinate
v. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
interest
v. excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
dazzle
v. amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill; "Her arguments dazzled everyone"; "The dancer dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps"
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release
n. a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
release
n. a process that liberates or discharges something; "there was a sudden release of oxygen"; "the release of iodine from the thyroid gland"
repulse, repel
v. be repellent to; cause aversion in
disillusion, disenchant
v. free from enchantment
capture
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