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trapped

adjective

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trapped

verb
past tense of trap

Synonyms & Antonyms of trapped (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to catch or hold as if in a net
  • an ambitious young man who was now trapped in a series of shady business deals

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • finally trapped the annoying fly in the palm of his hand

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“Trapped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trapped. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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