snare


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Synonyms for snare

Synonyms for snare

something that leads one into a place or situation from which escape is difficult

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

Synonyms for snare

something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them

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strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum

a trap for birds or small mammals

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catch in or as if in a trap

entice and trap

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AGONY The flesh cut away and left exposed by the snare is obvious
A snare is a wire noose which is attached to a stake or heavy object that acts as an anchor.
Since then, the modern fox snare has evolved - thanks in no small part to the work of the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust - into today's technologically advanced, selective and safe instrument that is at the heart of practical conservation.
VICIOUS snares that cause unspeakable suffering to trapped pets and wildlife must be banned, say protesters.
Apart from it being illegal to place a snare without landowner consent, it is also a danger to dogs in addition to the obvious threat to wildlife.
SNARE proteins are targeted by Botox treatments, preventing them from helping muscles contract.
A family witnessed the harrowing, lingering and painful death of a fox trapped in a cruel snare.
The 6-cm polyp was big even for the colonoscope snare used for adults, he said.
None of them and no one among the crew of the Esbern Snare was wounded," it said.
Key words: accidental capture, Alaska, Alces alces, breakaway snares, Canis lupus, moose vulnerability, snare effectiveness, snare efficiency, trapping, wolf snares, wolves.
Now the National Anti Snaring Campaign hopes to use the incident to support its call for a ban on snares.
The law actually protects the snare and the person who set it.
Novar Estate's Nigel Fraser said: "We were sorry to hear a dog was caught in a snare.
The community band conductor, a peevish type, took out most of his wrath on the band's quiet young snare drummer.
Field trials on free-ranging deer in Michigan using two snare configurations at baited sites checked at one-or-two-week intervals also were successful in obtaining hair samples suitable for extracting DNA.