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  1. seize uponverb

    To grasp or take hold of (an object) suddenly, forcibly, or tightly.

  2. seize uponverb

    To take up, embrace, enact, or turn eagerly to (a plan, idea, ideology, cause, practice, method, etc.); to grasp, understand, and accept quickly; to adopt wholeheartedly or vigorously.

  3. seize uponverb

    To take possession of or claim (an idea, person, event, etc.) as one's own; to assimilate, absorb, annex, co-opt.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seize upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seize upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of seize upon in a Sentence

  1. Auguste Renoir:

    The work of art must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself and carry you away. It is the means by which the artist conveys his passion. It is the current which he puts forth which sweeps you along in his passion.

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