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What right has she to say that I ensnared Madeline's affection and all that rot?

I was ensnared by her beauty, and hadn't sense enough to see the danger.

He skipped merrily off and soon had ensnared a large white owl.

By her witcheries, I tell you, has ensnared him so that now he swears that he will wed her.

And it is the very lawfulness of these indulgences which has ensnared him.

Uncle Penrose cannot have ensnared him with his odious talk about money?

We were closely pushed and in peril when they ensnared the trireme with their sand.

Your carriage flattered his vanity; your person would have ensnared his heart.

The girl had been duped and ensnared by the creature's wiles.

Instead of triumphing over the earthly, they are ensnared and enslaved.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + snare (n.). Related: Ensnared; ensnaring.

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