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  • v  take or catch as if in a snare or trap
  • v  catch in or as if in a trap

  • Anne knew, says Greer, that London streets "were full of whores, from the sleaziest to the most glamorous," and that prostitutes might ensnare him as he passed through their red .
  • Pierce, head of the white supremacist National Alliance, has been a pioneer in developing multi-media hooks to ensnare young people in his hate brigades.
  • They would ensnare traveling peasants with promises of free meals, Guo told the Sanxiang Metropolis newspaper: "They can't get out without paying.

  • Junichiro Koizumi in The Japan Times
    Mr. Murayama said in part, "Japan, following a mistaken national policy, advanced along the road to war, only to ensnare the Japanese people in a fateful crisis, and through its colonial rule and aggression, caused tremendous damage and suffering to...
  • Buck McKeon in FOXNews
    What once was a campaign promise has become a trap that will ensnare either students or taxpayers,McKeon said.
  • Mel Martinez in Bizjournals.com
    There's not enough coordination between state regulators to prevent unscrupulous mortgage originators from continuing to ensnare unsuspecting people in sub-prime predatory loans,said Martinez, a member of the Senate Banking Committee and a...

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