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entraps

verb
present tense third-person singular of entrap

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to catch or hold as if in a net
  • a string of inconsistent statements and outright lies that finally entrapped the witness

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“Entraps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entraps. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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