entrap

[ en-trap ]SEE DEFINITION OF entrap

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTRAP

She has been trying for a long time to entrap him, and you are helping her.

I was no stranger to the arts by which he thought to entrap myself.

I've got some fifty Naps by me—tame elephants—that are sure to entrap others.

I am anxious to see the plan to entrap Chase at once set in operation.

Of all the devices to entrap Augusta, this well-meant trick was the most enticing.

He tried, in various ways, to entrap the boy, but Frank made no blunders.

So he bethought himself of a means to entrap the deer while he rested at home.

No; you can say that you entered into the plan in order to entrap my uncle.

And now, he thought, they would try to entrap him into some damaging admission.

He made no plans to encourage himself, nor schemes to entrap the girl.

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