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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To build a squirrel snare, lean a long pole or branch against a tree at approximately a 45-degree angle.
The RSPCA are now hunting for the culprit who set two snares under the field gate which killed the animal.
I recorded the initial contact point of a moose encountering a snare and described the characteristics of the encounter including snare loop size, snow depth, fate, and moose reaction.
The code of snaring good practice says that all snares should be inspected preferably twice a day, but that just does not happen and a failure to follow the guidelines is not a crime.
The mean number of hair samples collected at SBDNL decreased from about 3.5 per snare in May to about one per snare during July (Fig.
Otters are a protected species and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation's code of practise recommends 'avoid setting snares on tracks alongside rivers and water courses'.
Victims of snares may die of strangulation, or they may weaken, stop struggling and starve to death or be killed by predators.
Postoperative tonsillectomy pain in pediatric patients: Electrocautery (hot) vs cold dissection and snare tonsillectomy--a randomized trial.
I beat louder to drown out her awful wails, imagining the kick drum was her stomach and the snare her head.
AN illegal snare has been found in undergrowth by a boy out walking with his grandparents and dogs.
Dr Xavier said that between 2013 and last year, more than 1,000 snare operations were carried out nationwide that led to the destruction of more than 3,500 snares.
The RSPCA has expressed its concern after a snare was left which trapped a badger in Cheshire.
GRIPPED around the wrist by a snare, her hand the size of a child's, the whimpering the young gorilla made as she hung terrified from a branch, separated from her family, was childlike, too.