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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

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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 ?
Jacob had been snared as well in June and it made my stomach turn.
Snared pets are restricted in their ability to fight off predators and can suffer horrendous injuries.'
In July 2001, the rotting carcasses of eight foxes which were thought to have been snared were found hanging from a tree.
The way in which the snared badger dies is slow and painful.
Last month, they snared at least four ruby-throated hummingbirds--three of them fatally, according to National Park Service biologists.
He hopes other American scientists will capture his tagged birds and send him details about where and when they were snared a second time.
In a stagnant meat industry, Smith's firm, Smitty's Inner-City Meat Corp., has grown over 400% in the past 2 1/2 years, mostly from new accounts snared in several African-American communities.
Bears are so much a part of his family's life that five-year-old Charlie McLellan thrills more at finding a frog along the trap line than a snared griz.
All snared animals suffer horribly in snares and do not sit quietly awaiting the blunt instrument in the morning.
Try as I would I could never catch a fish by this method though I often scored a 'bola gwyn' - a white belly - showing that I had snared the fish but it had wriggled off.