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It’s a sign that a once-respectable movie star has been ensnared by a vicious snake of a woman, and that he is now under her spell, emasculated and laughable.

From Vox

California had better mechanisms than most states to ensure people didn’t become needlessly ensnared in the system — on paper.

Wyss said “forensic analyses” have found that 1 to 2 percent of the wipes in fatbergs were designed as flushable, probably getting ensnared quickly before they could disintegrate.

Traditional TV’s adoption of digital’s audience-based ad targeting is underway, but it remains ensnared by a lack of standardization.

From Digiday

When Netflix launched in India in 2016, it hired Kashyap to co-direct its first original series, Sacred Games, about an underworld don in Mumbai who ensnares an upright police officer.

Instead, cops monitor such sites to ensnare workers and their clients.

To do her job, the alien drives around in a white van and goes looking for men to ensnare.

In that sense, it's a twofer that could ensnare both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Fraud followers will recognize this as a “prime bank” scam, of the type usually used to ensnare Florida retirees.

There are three pathways the Siren uses to ensnare a target.

We all bow to the seor, and I wonder if he is really the private secretary, or a private humbug, waiting around to ensnare us.

This insect is the most subtle and dangerous enemy the ant has; the plans which he forms to ensnare his prey, are very ingenious.

"I must take a little, only a little," he said, and that little continually asserted its power to entice and ensnare.

But as the mandarin cast his net into the deep he thought he would rather ensnare his host's lovely wife.

Whilst they are reeling under the blow throw out a gentle hint that Constance may ensnare Traill's nephew.

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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ensnare, such as: cheat, embroil, enmesh, entangle, entrap, and mislead.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.