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Taking hold off forcibly
“One of the best ways of stopping the ball with your feet is to trap it between the heel of one foot and the ground.”
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Present participle for to catch, or became caught, with a trap
“If they found their way into the wilds north of the Harlem River, it was to hunt and trap the wild animals which everywhere abounded.”
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Present participle for to catch, or become caught, in a trap or difficult situation
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“These scoundrels are thoroughly unconcerned with who they trap in their web of lies and deceit.”
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Present participle for to confine in an enclosed room or space
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“He prepared to draw the spirit out and trap it in the cage, freeing this place of its haunt.”
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Present participle for to trick or deceive with a ploy or ruse
“The whole island has conspired to trap their unwitting visitor within a narrative woven especially to suit him.”
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Present participle for to cunningly deceive or outwit
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Present participle for to restrain or immobilize (someone) by tying up or holding their arms or legs
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Present participle for to form a ring or circle around
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Present participle for to make (someone) feel trapped and oppressed by acting in an overly protective manner towards them
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Present participle for to leave behind
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Present participle for to capture and make into a slave
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Present participle for attach or fasten with a pin or pins
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An article of equipment or clothing, in particular when used as an accessory
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The action of capturing or of being captured
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The activity of hunting wild animals or game
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The action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth
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A small showy ornament or piece of jewelry
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Furniture, fittings, and other detachable accessories
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Clothing
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The traditional accompaniments to something
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