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noun as in hunting

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When the tried to exit the car, her driver locked the doors, trapping her inside.

ISIS has now surrounded Mount Sinjar again, trapping approximately 10,000 Yazidis there.

On Friday evening, masked men attacked Jews after trapping them on a local highway outside the Arab village.

The choice of the van, traditionally considered a vehicle for trapping women, amusingly turns the convention on its head.

With wide-reaching nets, catches are unintentionally trapping and killing thousands of unwanted bait.

They would pick them up and hold them in their hands and would then make believe they were Cave-men trapping reindeer in the snow.

It was apparent that he had a mission more important than reciting the details of herding and trapping.

This was Charley's first trapping expedition in a real wilderness!

In fact, my dear, this will be the only means of trapping the person.

It may be a better way of trapping a chap, if he hasn't got clean away by now.


On this page you'll find 113 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trapping, such as: abduction, apprehension, arrest, confiscation, imprisonment, and occupation.

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