Origin of entrapment
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Examples from the Web for entrapment
Kelly fought his case on the grounds of entrapment but ultimately lost.The Real Story and Lesson of the Abscam Sting in ‘American Hustle’
December 17, 2013
He did not want to make them suspicious or open himself up to accusations of entrapment later on.NYPD on the Real ‘Enemies Within’: Going Undercover With Jihadis
September 9, 2013
During a recent interview with miner Samuel Avalos, it was clear the reminders of the entrapment were never far away.
During the first 17 days of entrapment, with no contact to the outside world, the men built a unique underground society.
He estimated that roughly one third of the men were experiencing extremely complicated symptoms as a result of their entrapment.
Rufus smiled sardonically as he completed the story of the entrapment.The Lady of Loyalty House
Justin Huntly McCarthy
His entrapment by the detestable Cora is so painful that perhaps I was glad to think it also slightly incredible.
An ant lion will dig an entrapment, then hiding behind a blind, await the unwary.The Land of Look Behind
Paul Cameron Brown
With the concurrence of the police authorities, very little was said publicly respecting my entrapment.Recollections of a Policeman
William Russell (aka Thomas Waters)
Somewhere among the fungi of the cliffside the huge spider who had built this web awaited the entrapment of prey.The Forgotten Planet
- the luring, by a police officer, of a person into committing a crime so that he may be prosecuted for it
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Word Origin and History for entrapment
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