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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.

A letter from him warning about the risk of entrapment is published on the company’s website.

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.

Kelly fought his case on the grounds of entrapment but ultimately lost.

He did not want to make them suspicious or open himself up to accusations of entrapment later on.

During a recent interview with miner Samuel Avalos, it was clear the reminders of the entrapment were never far away.

He estimated that roughly one third of the men were experiencing extremely complicated symptoms as a result of their entrapment.

During the first 17 days of entrapment, with no contact to the outside world, the men built a unique underground society.

The class looked at the master, as if appealing from the irregular entrapment of this mode of examination.

Beneath the fur robe she was soft and white, and the subtle scent of her hair seemed a deeper entrapment than any.

With the concurrence of the police authorities, very little was said publicly respecting my entrapment.

Somewhere among the fungi of the cliffside the huge spider who had built this web awaited the entrapment of prey.

His entrapment by the detestable Cora is so painful that perhaps I was glad to think it also slightly incredible.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to entrapment, such as: embranglement, embroilment, ensnarement, involvement, mesh, and mix up.

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