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[in-snair] /ɪnˈsnɛər/
verb (used with object), insnared, insnaring.
Related forms
insnarement, noun
insnarer, noun Unabridged
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  • She practises all her arts on me, as if I were a new lover, whom she wished to insnare.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
  • Then the Pharisees going, consulted among themselves how to insnare him in his speech.

  • This was Tom's plan to insnare me, and during this time he was in the cellar, preparing the dungeon for my reception.

    Seek and Find Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for insnare


a less common spelling of ensnare
Derived Forms
insnarement, noun
insnarer, noun
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