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Related to snatch up: shake off, so far, steadied, call on, took over, outmaneuvered, reassessing
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|Verb||1.||snatch up - to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"|
clutch, prehend, seize - take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"