Etymology
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ensnare (v.)

formerly also insnare, 1570s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + snare (n.). Related: Ensnared; ensnaring.

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Definitions of ensnare

ensnare (v.)
take or catch as if in a snare or trap;
Synonyms: entrap / frame / set up
ensnare (v.)
catch in or as if in a trap;
Synonyms: trap / entrap / snare / trammel
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