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Hands, feet, ears and back

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(v) to seize a private property (usually a vehicle) for military or public use. Origin: L com- + manus, hand => 'command' , to hand over authority. Commandeer = command + -eer => 'to command someone to give their property for public use.' When the inspector's jeep broke down, he commandeered the first car that came his way and ordered the driver to follow the terrorist's truck.

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