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Hijack   /hˈaɪdʒˌæk/   Listen
Hijack

noun
1.
Seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination.  Synonym: highjack.



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"Hijack" Quotes from Famous Books



... Brungarian scientists might hijack the brain energy to be sent from Planet X, home of the ...
— Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X • Victor Appleton

... unconscious guard. "Well," Greg said finally, "I have to admit it makes sense. It makes other things add up better, too. Dad was no fool, he must have known that Tawney was onto something. And Dad would never have risked his life for an ore strike. He'd either have made a deal with Tawney or let him hijack the lode, if that was all there was to it. But there's still one big question ... where did he hide what he found? And we aren't going to find the answer here." He walked over to ...
— Gold in the Sky • Alan Edward Nourse



Words linked to "Hijack" :   pirate, take over, arrogate, crime, criminal offense, carjack, skyjack, hijacking, criminal offence, offense, carjacking, usurp, offence, law-breaking, seize, assume



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