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What is the opposite of snare?

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Noun
Opposite of a thing likely to lure or tempt someone into harm or error
Noun
Opposite of a device or enclosure designed to physically catch animals or persons
“Once the cattle ran themselves out into the open, it was not difficult to follow them and eventually slow them to a normal gait.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing that attracts or tempts someone
Noun
Opposite of something that deceives
Noun
Opposite of a hidden problem or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
“As we pushed ourselves to the limit, the trainer reiterated the old adage of no pain, no gain.”
Noun
Opposite of a hidden problem, danger or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
“A reduction in tax rates for the later years produces an unexpected benefit for the taxpayer by reducing the tax that must be repaid relative to the tax that was deferred.”
Noun
Opposite of something that entangles or involves someone in a difficult or undesirable situation
“With all their knowledge and wisdom, they can see no possible way of painless extrication from the debt predicament.”
Verb
Opposite of to catch or get hold of
Verb
Opposite of to take possession or control of something, especially something elusive
“Despite his efforts to retrieve it in the first place, Harvey would have to relinquish the relic to save Peyton.”
Verb
Opposite of to catch, or become caught, in a trap or difficult situation
“The scalpel becomes a sword-like weapon with which the physician may forcefully disentangle him from the web of frightening experiences.”
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Opposite of to seize and hold someone or an animal
“They will release the possums back into the wild when they are large enough.”
Verb
Opposite of to grab, seize or take something suddenly or forcibly
“Filled with a guilty conscience, Bernie would later return the elderly couple's jewelry.”
Verb
Opposite of to dishonestly take something for one's own use
Verb
Opposite of to acquire, especially as a return for effort
“He was a Finnish long-distance runner who had to forfeit his Olympic medal after testing positive for steroids in 1984.”
Verb
Opposite of to instigate the curiosity or attention of someone
“I am sure the new Star Wars movie will bore Robert who dislikes science fiction.”
Verb
Opposite of to act on an opportunity
“He would miss many golden opportunities that had been presented to him during his career because of his tunnel vision.”
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