Day-82 (Glom)

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Word:
Glom

Status:
Verb(transitive)

Meaning:
To take or get(something): to grab someone in order to support oneself.

Sentences:
1) The manager glommed the shoplifter before he could run away.
2) He glommed me by the shoulder.

Origin:
Alteration of English dialect galum which means 'to grab'.

First use:
1907

Synonyms:
bag, capture, collar, get, catch

Antonyms:
miss, drop

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