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Synonyms for ensnarement

the condition of being entangled or implicated

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Without the ensnarement mechanisms that tie consumers to competing platforms, how can Snapchat prevent its user base from vanishing just as quickly as its Snaps?
16) Pope's Thalestris, meanwhile, foregrounds the complex relationship between blame and victimhood surrounding Belinda's ensnarement of the men who will be the instruments of her shame.
Ensnarement into the system sets into motion a cyclical arrest-incarceration process which few African Americans manage to escape.
Although the Court does not defer to Congress's certification as to a bill's origins, its understanding of "bills for raising revenue" and other interpretations of the Clause avoid judicial ensnarement in the legislative process.
Gershuni's ensnarement brought Spiridovich a flood of honors, including twenty-two congratulatory telegrams and letters, a major promotion, and two thousand rubles.
The handling of the case involving former Worcester Police Officer Neil Shea and his ensnarement in a sting operation targeting sex predators might have some wondering whether the priority of law enforcement is to protect and serve the community, or to protect and serve itself.
Economic and spatial entrapment meant constant ensnarement within the dragnet of property and police statutes and the summary justice of police magistrates' courts.
The wholesale ensnarement of private communications by the federal government violates the basic rights of Americans.
Recent work by Paul Kelton suggests that their ensnarement in the growing Indian slave trade being run out of Virginia doomed western Siouans via a fatal combination of warfare and disease (Epidemics and Enslavement: Biological Catastrophe in the Native Southeast, 1492-1715 [Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007], 216-17).
with freeing a whale caught in his fishing net, rather than reporting the ensnarement to federal authorities so that they could free the whale instead, in violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, 16 U.
Whence there are three fountains of injustice; namely, mere force, a malicious ensnarement under colour of law, and harshness of the law itself.
It can be read as a surreal adventure story, moving forward with the style and pace of a computer game, where the characters have to outwit ensnarement by Miss Mople.
With more detailed and sustained images in The Mayor of Casterbridge Hardy continues to express his belief that man is highly susceptible to ensnarement.
The ensnarement of the observer is a prominent concept.