ensnare

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Synonyms for ensnare

Synonyms for ensnare

to gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

Synonyms for ensnare

take or catch as if in a snare or trap

catch in or as if in a trap

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With the last of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's impeachment evidence now public, Americans have a portrait of a complex presidential affair and coverup and a cast of witnesses ensnared in the ensuing criminal investigation.
The frenzied selling dashed the hopes of investors who had expected the fundamental strength of the American economy to hold off the stock market's recent slump, which began with worries over economic conditions in Asia and accelerated as financial troubles ensnared Russia.
He'll play a professor of conspiracy theory who becomes ensnared in a conspiracy himself after his wife's death in a mysterious plane crash.
For months, American jobs, created by the investor visa program, have been ensnared in bureaucratic red tape,'' said Rep.
No one knows exactly how many special-education students are ensnared in bilingual education, but the district usually doesn't test for learning disabilities until a child reaches the third grade.
One month before the release of ``Amistad,'' Steven Spielberg's film about a true-life revolt of African slaves in 1839, this widely anticipated movie has been ensnared in a plagiarism suit that could halt its distribution.
When he returns to London, he finds that a woman called Lilah, an incredibly beautiful, sinister creature with supernatural powers, has ensnared an old friend, a politician involved in deciding the future of the India/Afghanistan frontier.
But last week, after a federal judge threw out Keating's 73 fraud and racketeering convictions and he emerged tanned and smiling from the Los Angeles courthouse, there appeared to be little fight left among bondholders ensnared in this country's largest savings and loan debacle.
It's a step in the right direction,'' a White House spokesman said, noting that Clinton still seeks some adjustments to a hard-fought measure that has become ensnared in presidential politics.
Her husband, Brad, tried to free her, using a small knife, but he too became ensnared.
That's like saying you won the first PGA tournament in history, or ensnared the first Wimbledon title.
ONE despairs of our political commentators who seem to be ensnared in the seesaw politics of "first-past-the-post".
THE World Anti-Doping Agency has announced the discovery of a second designer steroid in the wake of the ongoing THG scandal which ensnared Dwain Chambers.
After these, with a blink of the eyes, we return to the real world, enriched, perhaps, but not ensnared by our experience.