to seize - /si:z/ - to take something using official power and force.

paste - a food made by crushing meat, fish, or vegetables. It can be added to other food in cooking or spread on bread.

to pace - to walk with regular steps around a small area, because you are worried, nervous, or impatient.

pace up and down: He paced up and down between the kitchen and the living-room.

see (something) through - to continue doing something until it is finished, especially something unpleasant or difficult.

sсript - the written words of a play, film, television programme, speech etc.

bad-tempered - someone who is bad-tempered easily becomes annoyed or angry.

gripping - very exciting and interesting