But Beyoncé has been nothing if not a master of seizing her own crisis management.
The government is also in the process of seizing the Muslim Brotherhood's assets.
The seizing of an American reporter was only a matter of time, and the bespectacled and disheveled Ostrovsky was a prime target.
Not to mention that history has repeatedly demonstrated that seizing power through military might rarely leads to democracy.
They surely had designs on seizing the entire altarpiece, and did not wish it to be incomplete when they did so.
They were charged with assembling in troops in the counties of Warwick and Worcester, breaking into stables and seizing horses.
The Man (approaching the Godfather, and seizing him y the shoulder).
seizing ten towers, of which all the guards were killed, they opened a gate, and the Christian host rushed in.
“I thought so,” cried McLeod, seizing his cap and hurrying out.
To these remarks she made no reply, but seizing a wand, which lay by her side, began to stir the contents of the pan.
mid-13c., from Old French seisir "to take possession of, take by force; put in possession of, bestow upon" (Modern French saisir), from Late Latin sacire, which is generally held to be from a Germanic source, but the exact origin is uncertain. Perhaps from Frankish *sakjan "lay claim to" (cf. Gothic sokjan, Old English secan "to seek;" see seek). Or perhaps from Proto-Germanic *satjan "to place" (see set (v.)).
Originally a legal term in reference to feudal property holdings or offices. Meaning "to grip with the hands or teeth" is from c.1300; that of "to take possession by force or capture" (of a city, etc.) is from mid-14c. Figurative use, with reference to death, disease, fear, etc. is from late 14c. Meaning "to grasp with the mind" is attested from 1855. Of engines or other mechanisms, attested from 1878. Related: Seized; seizing.