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synonyms for ensnared

  • caged
  • enslaved
  • imprisoned
  • incommunicado
  • bound
  • confined
  • in custody
  • incarcerated
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • penned
  • restricted
  • subjugated
  • under lock and key

antonyms for ensnared

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  • disillusioned
  • free
  • independent
  • loose
  • uninterested
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How to use ensnared in a sentence

If a sundew ensnares something inedible, it promptly releases the non-nutritious offender from its grasp.
THESE PHOTOS REMIND US WHY CONSERVATION MATTERS - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSKEVIN BERGERNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
Hence if the reader is to be ensnared into absorbing something useful, it must be hidden somehow among the flowers.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Logs once ensnared in this backwater could be taken out only at the cost of much time and labour.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
Having ensnared these wretches, they sent word to the Thugs, and got paid for the commission in proportion to the total profit.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
So that business was let fall; for the Judge saw clearly enough that instead of ensnaring me, Major Ceely had ensnared himself.
GEORGE FOXGEORGE FOX
Then Simon Broadstreet, finding himself and his company ensnared by their own words, asked if we came to catch them.
GEORGE FOXGEORGE FOX
And he possessed all manner of gifts which cannot be told, and these then ensnared him through the devising of Athene.'
HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
She was the abhorred delusion, who captured him by his nerves, ensnared his word—the doing of a foul witch.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
But it was the very impossibility and security that ensnared her, that blinded those around her.
RUTLEDGEMIRIAM COLES HARRIS
The girl had been duped and ensnared by the creature's wiles.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENSNARED

  • bound
  • caged
  • confined
  • enslaved
  • ensnared
  • imprisoned
  • in custody
  • incarcerated
  • incommunicado
  • jailed
  • locked up
  • penned
  • restricted
  • subjugated
  • under lock and key
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.