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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However, the repeated ensnaring of vehicles by marauding Mundari youths has failed this alternative, he said.
After ensnaring the phone-call security has been put on high alert in the area for the forces, while the Military officials has also acknowledged the NWFPs Provincial Government regarding all the relevant details.
That's the backwash from the ongoing options-backdating scandal that has been playing out in the business headlines for months, ensnaring well over 80 companies and raising the specter of criminal charges at some.
But it loses out to that familiarity when, instead of ensnaring the viewer in an interestingly sticky web of references, it leaves behind an all-too-clear trail of identifiable sources.
Not only do they attack innocent people, they are ensnaring and encouraging youngsters to do the same.
We feel the coach area should be more clearly marked as it is like a web ensnaring the usual law abiding motorist and council tax payer and making an excellent income for the city council.
Jobless Walter McGuigan pretended to be a younger man and spent months ensnaring the 13-year-old he met on a website.
The remarkable absence of the man caught in adultery reveals the hearts of the elders: They are not interested in fulfilling the law of God but simply with ensnaring Jesus in a judgment that could go badly either way.