[ en-snair ]
/ ɛnˈsnɛər /
verb (used with object), en·snared, en·snar·ing.
to capture in, or involve as in, a snare: to be ensnared by lies; to ensnare birds.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ensnareen·snare·ment, nounen·snar·er, nounen·snar·ing·ly, adverbun·en·snared, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for ensnarement
The House seemed to be literally "lying in wait" for him, with traps set on every side for his ensnarement.
British Dictionary definitions for ensnarement
/ (ɪnˈsnɛə) /
to catch or trap in a snare
to trap or gain power over someone by dishonest or underhand means
Derived forms of ensnareensnarement, nounensnarer, noun
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