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

References in periodicals archive ?
Crucially, it is up to the person setting the snare to ensure it complies with the law.
All snared animals suffer horribly in snares and do not sit quietly awaiting the blunt instrument in the morning.
In addition, snares maim or kill any animal that activates them thus dealing a double blow to wild tigers, by trapping the prey base they need to survive and reproduce.
However, the committee stopped short of recommending an immediate ban on the use of snares.
We want to do all we can to bring about a total ban on the use of snares in the interests of not only cats but all animals.
Northumberland > Wildlife Trust estates officer Anthony Johnston releases a fox from a snare
The Heriot-Watt team hopes to answer these questions by observing SNARE proteins in the cell for the first time, pinpointing their exact location in an area equivalent to a ten-thousandth of a human hair.
Attach the lead rope of the snare to a bowed branch overhead.
According to the company, it plans to launch the ONE Snare in January 2013.
The 6-cm polyp was big even for the colonoscope snare used for adults, he said.
One snare cut into her snout while the other was tangled around her back leg.
Last Thursday, the Danish warship Esbern Snare attacked a pirate mother ship off Somalia, killing four pirates and freeing all the Iranian hostages on board, Denmark's Navy said Sunday.
In early February, ECO Aaron Gordon responded to a complaint of a deer tangled in a snare in Warwick.
My objective was to design a kill snare that would reduce moose vulnerability and injury if captured without reducing its effectiveness for capturing wolves.
Two-year-old Angel was left needing 100 stitches after the wire snare ripped into her skin near her home at Four Mile Bridge.