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snatch

An Olympic lift in which a barbell’s weight is raised from the floor to locked arms overhead in a single smooth and continuous movement. The snatch has two components: the pull, in which the barbell is pulled as high as the lifter can manage (usually to mid-chest height), which is followed by flipping the barbell overhead into the locked position.

snatch

removal of a newborn animal from the dam before it has an opportunity to suck. The objective is to rear it independently and free of colostrum-borne infection or of colostral antibodies.
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The policemen chased them succeeded to overpower two snatchers later identified as Sajjad and Junaid.
A few seconds is all that unscrupulous bag snatchers need to cause untold misery to their unsuspecting victims.
Both bands blow doors with Killing California sorta heavier and maybe metaler, and the Needles full bore guitar punk (think Candy Snatchers, and Gut's vocals will remind you of Larry's, pissed off and ragin').
The advice comes on the day market traders in Nuneaton declared war on the snatchers - with the aid of cat-bells.
In fact, on the heels of Deitch's show, a fresh crop of body snatchers was reported in and about London.
Maybe the real culprits are body snatchers who have flooded the capital with Republican and Democrat pods.
But these observations are a mere warm-up for a breathless rant about the political body snatchers that have invaded America.
Imagine a cross between Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Valley of the Dolls, and you've got a general sense of Ira Levin and William Goldman's chilling sci-fi thriller about two suburban wives trapped in a Connecticut village where all the other women suffer from a chronic case of mindless marital bliss.
Anyone tagged by Smaug must remain frozen in place until the game ends, either when one snatcher is successful or when all snatchers are frozen.
When salaries are frozen, the bonus outlook is zilch, and things look bleak, that is when you lose your winners to the body snatchers.
In Invasion of the Data Snatchers viewers follow "Data Cop Rick Tracker" in his investigation of a virus infecting a fictitious multinational corporation.