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  • nountrap
  • verbcatch, trap

synonyms for snare

  • allurement
  • bait
  • catch
  • come-on
  • deception
  • decoy
  • enticement
  • entrapment
  • lure
  • net
  • noose
  • pitfall
  • quicksand
  • temptation
  • trick
  • wire
  • booby trap
  • inveiglement
  • seducement
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antonyms for snare

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • repulsion
  • freedom
  • liberation
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How to use snare in a sentence

Fluttering in the twilight like a lunch lady’s hairnet gone to war, the mesh would be a snare for O’Keefe’s quarry.
BEWARE OF HUMANSMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 26, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In 2019, a global network of telescopes revealed a mass warping spacetime with such fervor that nothing, not even light, could escape its snare.
EINSTEIN’S THEORY OF GENERAL RELATIVITY UNVEILED A DYNAMIC AND BIZARRE COSMOSELIZABETH QUILLFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Weighing in at a petite two pounds, this portable bluetooth speaker comes with extra-bass and live-sound modes, which you can tap it to emulate different sounds, like a snare or a kick drum.
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For customers whose accounts often hover near zero, that convenience is just another snare in a financial trap, said Rebecca Borné, a CRL lawyer who worked on the study.
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Consult not with him that layeth a snare for thee, and hide thy counsel from them that envy thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And treaties, of whatever kind with the enemies of God, that are condemned, are to be shunned as a snare to the soul.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It was when she found a reindeer caught in the vines that she took the first step in making a snare.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
This granted, how can we know whether God wants to instruct us or to lay a snare for us?
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Looking back, he saw that his fear of the world had been nothing to his fear of women, of the half-spiritual, half-sensual snare.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Though, rightly considered, it was but dross and dust, and riches were an awful snare.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO SNARE

  • accommodation
  • apprehension
  • appropriation
  • bag
  • booby trap
  • bust
  • captivity
  • capture
  • collar
  • commitment
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • crimp
  • detention
  • drop
  • fall
  • gaff
  • glom
  • grab
  • heat
  • hook
  • imprisonment
  • incarceration
  • mitt
  • nab
  • nail
  • nick
  • nip
  • pick up
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • preventive custody
  • protective custody
  • pull
  • pull in
  • restraining
  • run in
  • snare
  • sweep
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