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synonyms for mousetrap

  • allurement
  • ambush
  • appeal
  • attraction
  • bribe
  • call
  • camouflage
  • carrot
  • come-on
  • decoy
  • delusion
  • draw
  • enticement
  • fake
  • gimmick
  • hook
  • illusion
  • incentive
  • inducement
  • invitation
  • magnet
  • pull
  • seduction
  • snare
  • sweetener
  • temptation
  • tout
  • trap
  • trick
  • con game
  • inveiglement
  • seducement
  • siren song
  • sitting duck
See also synonyms for: mousetrapped / mousetrapping
  • peril
  • risk
  • danger
  • snag
  • difficulty
  • drawback
  • web
  • toil
  • hook
  • setup
  • downfall
  • catch
  • mesh
  • entanglement
  • snare
  • pit
  • swindle
  • booby trap
  • quicksand
  • deadfall
  • come-on
  • bait
  • inducement
  • lure
  • temptation
  • fascination
  • decoy
  • seduction
  • attraction
  • promise
  • trap
  • blandishment
  • snare
  • inveiglement
  • sweetener
  • coaxing
  • cajolery
  • come hither
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antonyms for mousetrap

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  • certainty
  • discouragement
  • fact
  • hindrance
  • reality
  • repulsion
  • truth
  • deterrent
  • warning
      • lose
      • fail
      • help
      • untwist
      • allow
      • turn off
      • disenchant
      • let go
      • free
      • disentangle
      • assist
      • aid
      • untangle
      • exclude
      • release
      • liberate
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      How to use mousetrap in a sentence

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      The players enter and plan with Hamlet the performance of The Mousetrap.
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      It's probably not much more than a better mousetrap, but you want to believe it is, don't you?
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      It is another to say (in the face of ocular experience) that the mousetrap runs after the mouse.
      GEORGE BERNARD SHAWGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
      "And yet here I die in a mousetrap—with no more noise about it than my own squeaking," answered he.
      THE SHORT-STORYWILLIAM PATTERSON ATKINSON
      One bird was shot when flushed; the other was caught in a Museum Special mousetrap.
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      Each answers what he pleases, as a saucepan, a mousetrap, etc.
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      When I got there I found that poor Tom was imprisoned in a mousetrap.
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      A mousetrap is set, for the cats remain at home, and are hungry for their prey.
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