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abduct

 [ab-dukt´]
to draw away from an axis or the median plane.

ab·duct

(ab-dŭkt'), Do not confuse this word with adduct.
To move away from the median plane.
Synonym(s): abduce

abduct

(ăb-dŭkt′)
tr.v. ab·ducted, ab·ducting, ab·ducts
1. To carry off by force; kidnap.
2. Physiology To draw away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part or limb.

ab·duct·ee′ n.
ab·duc′tion n.

abduct

verb To move away from the centre of the body.

abduct

verb To move away from the body

ab·duct

(ab-dŭkt')
To move away from the median plane.
Synonym(s): abduce.

abduct 

To turn away from the midline, as when the eye rotates outward.

ab·duct

(ab-dŭkt') Do not confuse this word with adduct.
To move away from the median plane.
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As the revisionists consolidated power with the help of the abductee issue, the Japanese right became more prominent.
Alien abductees also frequently claim a profound transformation, ranging from healing powers to spiritual insight, and a new awareness of humans' potential for destruction.
Struggling to come up with words that describe his emotions, child Bashar Wafiq Mahmoud said as he has been waiting with his mother for the liberation of his father."I hope to see my father today and I that all abductees will be freed and return to their families."
Pyongyang claims Taguchi, who was abducted by North Korea at age 22, married another Japanese abductee Tadaaki Hara in 1984 after her abduction and died in a traffic accident in 1986.
''I know the abductee issue is of great concern here in Japan and I will be meeting with families later today to express my personal sympathy and our concern about what happened to those who were abducted,'' Clinton told a press conference before the meeting with the families of the abductees.
North Korea hinted at the existence of other Japanese nationals it had abducted, apart from the 17 abductees on Japan's official list, during preparatory talks for a bilateral meeting in June in Beijing, Japanese government sources said Wednesday.
The abductee's father, a business man by occupation told that the kidnappers demanded Rs.20 million as ransom from the family of the abductee.
The government must now press North Korea hard to conduct a thorough investigation into Japanese abductees so that they can return home as soon as possible and so that the truth about them can be learned.
During her visit to the United States, Sakie and other relatives of abductees called for international economic sanctions against North Korea to force it to return Japanese and other nationals abducted by North Korea.
Family members of South Korean abductees met with a U.N.
Police have registered separate cases and started investigation for safe recovery of the abductees.
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