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snared

verb
past tense of snare

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1 to catch or hold as if in a net
  • easily distracted by any bright object that snared his eye

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • campers trying to snare brook trout for supper

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“Snared.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snared. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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