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used in Catch-22

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to take something regardless of consent — especially by public authority
  • Milo was dumbfounded when he stepped down to the ground and found a contingent of armed M.P.s waiting to imprison the German pilots and confiscate their planes.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (16% in)
  • Confiscate!
    Chapter 24 — Milo (16% in)
  • 'Confiscate?' he shrieked, as though he could not believe his own ears.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (17% in)
  • Since when is it the policy of the American government to confiscate the private property of its citizens?
    Chapter 24 — Milo (17% in)
  • Confiscate?
    Chapter 24 — Milo (18% in)
  • How can you possibly confiscate your own private property?
    Chapter 24 — Milo (18% in)
  • Confiscate, indeed!
    Chapter 24 — Milo (18% in)

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