entrap

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Related to entraps: contrition, ensnaring
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Synonyms for entrap

Synonyms for entrap

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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The morning that Margaret had spent with Miss Avery, and the afternoon she set out to entrap Helen, were the scales of a single balance.
"Do you want me then," said Estella, turning suddenly with a fixed and serious, if not angry, look, "to deceive and entrap you?"
Pheroid encapsulates, or entraps, the Phytofare in a colloidal emulsion which clinical tests have shown both improves absorption into the blood plasma and protects the Phytofare against metabolization during the digestive process, concluded the company.
"Unfortunately, in recent years we have faced a phenomenon in which the US administration entraps some of our countrymen in foreign states and creates fake stories which leads to their arrest by the relevant government," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Araqchi said in Tehran.
As particles from an animal litter box or cage, shoes, metal cutting, wood shavings, and copy machines are generated, they immediately encounter the high loft non-woven top layer, which immediately immobilizes and then entraps them, preventing them from scattering.