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To capture by means of a sudden, overwhelming attack.

The soldiers took the castle by storm.

Additional definitions for 'take by storm':

take by stormTo seize, overpower, or captivate in a sudden and forceful manner.
take by stormTo rapidly gain great popularity in (a place).
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