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synonyms for entrapping

  • 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 entrapping

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

"Then you admit the charge," said the Frenchman eagerly, as if he had succeeded in entrapping a confession.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
I was ambitious of entrapping the whole gang, instead of this solitary member of it.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
The fact is that the old Saxon word wera meant any structure for entrapping fish or aiding their capture.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
They kept no lights burning, for the purpose of entrapping any one that should attempt to steal by.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
Some I shake so as to make sure of entrapping cold air in them.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
The colonel had paused, as he perceived the completeness of the lawyer's entrapping.
SONS AND FATHERSHARRY STILLWELL EDWARDS
Had all my efforts for the last half-hour been for the purpose of entrapping her into some such avowal?
THE MILLIONAIRE BABYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Elaborate schemes for the treacherous entrapping of victims were part of the instructions with which an inquisitor was furnished.
CURIOSITIES OF CHRISTIAN HISTORYCROAKE JAMES
The Signal, it need not be said, disavowed complicity in this extraordinary entrapping of the Daily brigade by means of an odour.
THE CARD, A STORY OF ADVENTURE IN THE FIVE TOWNSARNOLD BENNETT
When I proposed entrapping him he was startled, but now can hardly wait for my suggestions.
THE CLEVERDALE MYSTERY OR, THE MACHINE AND ITS WHEELSW. A. WILKINS
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