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See definition of ensnaring on Dictionary.com
  • as ininsidious
  • as incapture

synonyms for ensnaring

  • dangerous
  • subtle
  • Machiavellian
  • artful
  • astute
  • corrupt
  • crafty
  • crooked
  • cunning
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • deep
  • designing
  • dishonest
  • disingenuous
  • duplicitous
  • false
  • foxy
  • guileful
  • intriguing
  • like a snake in the grass
  • perfidious
  • perilous
  • secret
  • slick
  • sly
  • smooth
  • snaky
  • sneaking
  • stealthy
  • surreptitious
  • treacherous
  • wily
  • wormlike
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antonyms for ensnaring

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  • fair
  • honest
  • open
  • sincere
  • letting go
  • release
  • rise
  • freeing
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How to use ensnaring in a sentence

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
His genius lay in ensnaring parents and guardians and pocketing premiums.
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He tempts her to think of ensnaring the emperor with her charms.
THE EPIC OF PAULWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
Selim, thou hast acted dishonorably in ensnaring Hania's heart.
HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
At the foot of Richmond Hill, I once found several places constructed expressly for the purpose of ensnaring animals or birds.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES, VOL. 1DAVID COLLINS
As to the cowgirls, their grief is endless as they recall Krishna's heart-ensnaring charms.
THE LOVES OF KRISHNA IN INDIAN PAINTING AND POETRYW. G. ARCHER
Open sins became less frequent and secret sins less ensnaring.
GEORGE MULLER OF BRISTOLARTHUR T. PIERSON
But you are never more ensnaring than when you ought for God's sake to be, just once, real ugly for a couple of hours!
ERDGEIST (EARTH-SPIRIT)FRANK WEDEKIND
You believe not only that I'm an ensnaring daughter of Eve; you believe, too, that I'm a very good-natured creature.
ERDGEIST (EARTH-SPIRIT)FRANK WEDEKIND
So public was it, that she openly boasted its purpose and its adaptation to the ensnaring vices of passion.
MANUEL PEREIRAF. C. ADAMS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

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