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entrap

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈtræp/ (-pp-) formal us  
to cause someone to do something that they would not usually do, by unfair methods: I firmly believe my son has been entrapped by this cult.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
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