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entrapment

See definition of entrapment on Dictionary.com
  • as inenmeshment
  • as inensnarement
  • as inentanglement
  • as insnare

synonyms for entrapment

  • embranglement
  • embroilment
  • ensnarement
  • involvement
  • mesh
  • mix up
  • snare
  • tangle
  • trap
  • imbroglio
  • liaison
  • affair
  • association
  • cobweb
  • complexity
  • confusion
  • difficulty
  • embarrassment
  • embroilment
  • intricacy
  • intrigue
  • involvement
  • jumble
  • knot
  • mesh
  • mess
  • mix up
  • muddle
  • snare
  • tangle
  • tie up
  • toil
  • trap
  • web
  • enmeshment
  • ensnarement
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How to use entrapment in a sentence

Pertaining to these battlefield tactics, the Aztec war machine focused on the entrapment of their enemies, as opposed to choosing preferential areas for conducting their military actions.
HISTORY OF THE AZTEC WARRIORS: THE GRIM FIGHTERS OF MEXICODATTATREYA MANDALJUNE 20, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
A letter from him warning about the risk of entrapment is published on the company’s website.
ANOTHER CHILD DIES IN HOME ELEVATOR ACCIDENT, DAYS AFTER REGULATORS PUSHED FOR RECALLTODD FRANKELJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A Washington Post investigation last year reported that the elevator industry had known for decades about the entrapment problem — along with a simple fix, a $100 to $200 space guard to fill the door gap.
AFTER YEARS OF DEVASTATING HOME ELEVATOR ACCIDENTS, FIRST SAFETY RECALL ANNOUNCEDTODD FRANKELDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The class looked at the master, as if appealing from the irregular entrapment of this mode of examination.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
Beneath the fur robe she was soft and white, and the subtle scent of her hair seemed a deeper entrapment than any.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
With the concurrence of the police authorities, very little was said publicly respecting my entrapment.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A POLICEMANWILLIAM RUSSELL (AKA THOMAS WATERS)
Somewhere among the fungi of the cliffside the huge spider who had built this web awaited the entrapment of prey.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
His entrapment by the detestable Cora is so painful that perhaps I was glad to think it also slightly incredible.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 150, JUNE 21ST, 1916VARIOUS
An ant lion will dig an entrapment, then hiding behind a blind, await the unwary.
THE LAND OF LOOK BEHINDPAUL CAMERON BROWN
Rufus smiled sardonically as he completed the story of the entrapment.
THE LADY OF LOYALTY HOUSEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENTRAPMENT

  • embranglement
  • embroilment
  • ensnarement
  • entrapment
  • involvement
  • mesh
  • mix up
  • snare
  • tangle
  • trap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.