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[in-snair] /ɪnˈsnɛər/
verb (used with object), insnared, insnaring.
Related forms
insnarement, noun
insnarer, noun Unabridged
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  • This was Tom's plan to insnare me, and during this time he was in the cellar, preparing the dungeon for my reception.

    Seek and Find Oliver Optic
  • Then the Pharisees going, consulted among themselves how to insnare him in his speech.

  • She practises all her arts on me, as if I were a new lover, whom she wished to insnare.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman
British Dictionary definitions for insnare


a less common spelling of ensnare
Derived Forms
insnarement, noun
insnarer, noun
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