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synonyms for entrap

  • enmesh
  • ensnare
  • entangle
  • entice
  • implicate
  • seduce
  • allure
  • bag
  • beguile
  • catch
  • decoy
  • embroil
  • hook
  • inveigle
  • lure
  • net
  • snare
  • tempt
  • trap
  • trick
  • benet
  • box in
  • lay for
  • lead on
  • reel in
  • rope in
  • set up
  • suck in
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antonyms for entrap

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  • exclude
  • discourage
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • dissuade
  • free
  • let go
  • lose
  • release
  • repulse
  • clear
  • disentangle
  • liberate
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How to use entrap in a sentence

In the new study, the scientists linked polyethylene glycol hydrogels together to form a molecular mesh, like a soccer net, that they said could entrap compounds like proteins and even entire viruses to prevent them from deforming or aggregating.
A MOLECULAR ‘SOCCER NET’ CAN KEEP LIFE-SAVING DRUGS STABLEMADDIE BENDERAUGUST 5, 2022THE DAILY BEAST
It’s 1916, and the members of an occult order have gathered on an English estate for a ritual that they hope will summon Death, so that they can entrap her in an orb and force her to do their bidding.
NETFLIX’S MESMERIZING SANDMAN ADAPTATION IS WELL WORTH THE DECADES-LONG WAITJUDY BERMANAUGUST 5, 2022TIME
It is estimated that over one million animals die each year after ingesting or being entrapped in litter.
MOST ROADSIDE LITTER COMES FROM JUST DOWN THE STREETCARLA DELGADOFEBRUARY 24, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
At their behest, she worked to entrap Bond but later sacrificed her life in order to save his.
HOW NO TIME TO DIE'S UNPRECEDENTED ENDING SETS UP THE FUTURE OF THE BOND FRANCHISEELIANA DOCKTERMANOCTOBER 8, 2021TIME
The lady has come from England on purpose to entrap you; she came last night, and she stays at the Hotel du Louvre.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
He tried, in various ways, to entrap the boy, but Frank made no blunders.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
Suppose I should unconsciously entrap some magnificent Yankee!
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
He knows a hundred ingenious tricks to entrap the most obdurate.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
He could never have suggested to his own wife that another man had endeavoured to entrap her into a secret correspondence.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Or, was the peace only a prelude to the massacre—a skilfully devised snare to entrap incautious and credulous enemies?
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
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WORDS RELATED TO ENTRAP

  • attract
  • bait
  • beguile
  • bewitch
  • cajole
  • captivate
  • charm
  • coax
  • come on
  • decoy
  • draw
  • enchant
  • entrap
  • fascinate
  • hook
  • inveigle
  • lead on
  • lure
  • magnetize
  • persuade
  • pull
  • seduce
  • suck in
  • sweep off feet
  • tempt
  • turn on
  • wile
  • win over
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.