Usage examples for seized

  1. Almost for the first time a great doubt had seized her, a doubt that made her tremble and fear. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  2. Lesbia seized her friend by the arm and whispered something into her ear. – Loyal to the School by Angela Brazil
  3. When they heard these two human beings speak, the young girls were seized with intense emotion. – The City Curious by Jean de Bosschère
  4. Helping her to her feet, he asked anxiously if she was hurt, and then seized Wing's arm and gave him a little shaking. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  5. Elsie eagerly seized hers and ran away to her own room to read it. – Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley