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confiscate
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Nor does it have the right to confiscate wands until charges have been successfully proven; again, as I reminded you on the night of the second of August.
  • I will want their broomsticks confiscated, of course; I shall keep them safely in my office, to make sure there is no infringement of my ban.
  • Nothing was moving except the horrible kittens that were still frolicking on the wall plates above the confiscated broomsticks.
  • I confiscated that, too.
  • Well then, it would be a perfect way for Umbridge to manage it — tip off Filch, let him do the dirty work and confiscate the letter, then either find a way of stealing it from him or else demand to see it — I don’t think Filch would object, when’s he ever stuck up for a student’s rights?
  • Ron assured Harry he would reimburse him for his half the moment he left Hogwarts and got a job, but before they could close the deal, Hermione had confiscated the bottle from Carmichael and poured the contents down a toilet.

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  • The police confiscated the stolen artwork
  • the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain

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