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Noun
A trap for catching something, typically animals
“Your soul has escaped the enemy like a bird that escaped the snare of the fowler.”
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A thing likely to lure or tempt someone into harm or error
“With help, they may not fall into the vicious snare of shyness which can leave them reflecting on a life of missed opportunities.”
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The act of inveigling, or the state of being inveigled
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One of its filaments
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A surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position
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Something that deceives
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A desire, idea, or plan that is unlikely to ever be realized
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A hidden problem or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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Verb
To catch or get hold of
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“Campers at the site in Pambula managed to snare the beast in a volleyball net.”
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To entice or attract by temptation
“How exactly had Geraldine managed to snare a husband who lived in such elegant surroundings?”
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To instigate the curiosity or attention of someone
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To take (an opportunity) eagerly
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Chase for killing
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(rare, usually used in simple past form "had") To influence unscrupulously
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