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ensnare

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈsneər/  us   /-ˈsner/ literary
to catch or get control of something or someone: Spiders ensnare flies and other insects in their webs. They wanted to make a formal complaint about their doctor, but ended up ensnared in the complexities of the legal system.
Translations of “ensnare”
in Vietnamese bẫy…
in Spanish atrapar…
in Thai ดัก…
in Malaysian menjerat…
in French séduire…
in German verführen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誘捕, 使入圈套, 使無法脫身…
in Indonesian menjerat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诱捕, 使入圈套, 使无法脱身…
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