Seize him! This is a phrase writers for movies and tv shows love to use when a criminal is about to escape or be arrested. Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 33 focuses on this statement. The vocab word is…
Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘seize’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.
(v.) to take possession of
Usually done by force
let go of
- Language of Origin: Old High German
- sezzen = “to set”
- Straightforward sentence: The wide receiver was able to seize the ball just before being tackled to the ground.
- Sentence from the chapter: “Seize the rascal, men, and see ye keep him fast whilst I convey this precious paper within and send it to the King.” (p. 201)
- Other forms: seizure (n)
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