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Noun
A thing likely to lure or tempt someone into harm or error
“Perhaps, if those children received help at this early stage, they might not fall permanently into the vicious snare of shyness which can leave adults, like Lynne Crawford, reflecting sadly on a life of missed opportunities.”
Noun
A trap for catching birds or mammals, typically one having a noose of wire or cord
“Not only that, I once saw where a lynx had walked along the same trail and obviously jumped right through the snare without making the hair-trigger set spring.”
Verb
To catch in or as if in a snare
“… campers trying to snare brook trout for supper.”
Verb
To catch or hold as if in a net
“Paying no attention, other men were trying to snare birds with their shirts.”
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