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ensnaring

verb
present participle of ensnare

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to catch or hold as if in a net
  • parked just out of view, the state trooper was lying in wait to ensnare unwary speeders

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“Ensnaring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ensnaring. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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