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adjective as in caught in a trap

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He was able to pick apart those power plays in the third quarter because of the ineffective traps Los Angeles tried throwing onto Murray, who had dropped 20 points in the second quarter alone.

Setting traps can be a useful backup strategy for nourishment in a survival situation, and it frees up your time to accomplish other tasks.

I spent the next day digging holes, setting traps, and walking the trap line.

Traps with 4VA attracted more locusts than did traps without the pheromone.

They might even be able to use those scents to bait the insects into traps.

Everybody is trapped in an elevator together and tempers run a little hot.

But when I look out over the crowd now, I also see that they are trapped—trapped by their cowardice.

Imagine living 28 years—your whole life—trapped inside the wrong body.

When I saw the fire in the restaurant, I ran down to the floor below, where I was trapped between flames above and below.

I was definitely concerned [about former colleagues who may have been trapped inside].

To the weakness resulting from loss of blood was added the knowledge that this time he was trapped without hope of escape.

It was his firm belief that if he, Randulf, had been at home, they should never have trapped Jacob Worse.

Fool that he had been to come to Condillac that day, and to be trapped thus in her company, a partner in her guilt.

Whereon the man looked swiftly over his shoulder and saw that he was fairly trapped.

The arena was crowded with British and Indian cavalry, handsomely trapped in gold and red velvet.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trapped, such as: captured, cornered, ambushed, and at bay.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.