verb (used with object), en·trapped, en·trap·ping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM entrapen·trap·per, nounen·trap·ping·ly, adverbun·en·trapped, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for entrap
The “Sunday Mirror” says it was in the ‘public interest’ to entrap a Conservative MP in an elaborate sex sting.U.K. Tabloid Absurdly Claims ‘Public Interest’ Served in Politician’s Sex Sting|Lizzie Crocker|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The feds entrap all the damn time and cover it up one way or the other,” Strickler says.Mohamed Mohamud Trial: Was He Tricked Into Terrorism?|Winston Ross|April 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The lady has come from England on purpose to entrap you; she came last night, and she stays at the Hotel du Louvre.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
He tried, in various ways, to entrap the boy, but Frank made no blunders.Frank Merriwell's Bravery|Burt L. Standish
Suppose I should unconsciously entrap some magnificent Yankee!A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson
He knows a hundred ingenious tricks to entrap the most obdurate.Amphitryon|Moliere
He could never have suggested to his own wife that another man had endeavoured to entrap her into a secret correspondence.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope