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entrap

en·trap

entrap

 
pronunciation:
ihn traep
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: entrapped, entrapping, entraps
definition 1: to capture using or as if using a trap.
similar words:
capture, snare, trap
definition 2: to trick into confessing or contradicting oneself.
similar words:
trap
definition 3: to entice or trick into committing a crime so as to make an arrest.
similar words:
trap
definition 4: to lure into danger or difficulty.
similar words:
decoy
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derivations: entrappingly (adv.), entrapment (n.), entrapper (n.)