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Related to entraps: contrition, ensnaring
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Synonyms for entrap

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

Synonyms for entrap

take or catch as if in a snare or trap

catch in or as if in a trap

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In the ballet's most memorable scene, a vivid red swath of fabric entraps the central character, echoing Spessivtseva's complicated relationship with her homeland.
Poe's tale concerns a jester who entraps a scornful king and courtiers in ape suits, then kills them.
Designed to minimize the irritation commonly experienced with the highest strength of RETIN-A, RETIN-A MICRO entraps tretinoin in Microsponge(R) systems (round microscopic particles made of synthetic polymer) and formulates them into a gel.
A transparent and resilient plastic film held by a corrugated frame entraps the product in the center of the box to prevent any movement or settling and protect it from shock and vibration during shipment.
The additive entraps offensive compounds originating inside or outside a package or in the resin itself.
Iago's lying words and web of deceit entraps others: the lovesick and humorous Roderigo (an amiable performance lending some welcomed comic relief by Hugh McManigal), the honorable, capable soldier Cassio (skillfully played by Brett Elliott), and even his own wife, Emilia, (a finely etched portrayal by Jennifer Grimes).