Definition of Ensnaring

1. Verb. (present participle of ensnare) ¹



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Definition of Ensnaring

1. ensnare [v] - See also: ensnare

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ensnaring

enslavers
enslaves
enslaving
ensmallen
ensmallened
ensmallening
ensmallens
ensnare
ensnared
ensnarement
ensnarer
ensnarers
ensnares
ensnarest
ensnareth
ensnaring (current term)
ensnarl
ensnarled
ensnarling
ensnarls
ensober
ensobered
ensobering
ensobers
ensonify
ensorcel
ensorceled
ensorceling
ensorcell
ensorcelled

Literary usage of Ensnaring

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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"An article drifted through American newspapers which detailed the ensnaring of a living mouse by a Kentucky spider. I was fortunately abl trace the story to ..."

2. Studies of a Biographer by Sir Leslie Stephen (1902)
"Anyhow, Godwin stuck to it for a time, and resisted the ensnaring arguments of Arians and Arminians. A glimpse of the social stratum which enjoyed such ..."

3. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"... upon them by partial affection, or the workings of resentment, proved extremely ensnaring to the subjects, that crime was, by 1703, c. ..."

4. Historical Memoirs of My Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1815)
"... is named in the work to which I allude, as having been an accomplice in the act of ensnaring, and carrying her off to the Russian Admiral's ship. ..."

5. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1864)
"At their head was Satan himself, whose delight it was to appear in person, ensnaring or terrifying every one he met.1* With this object, he assumed various ..."

6. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle (1853)
"Pharisaic craft had reckoned on ensnaring Christ, and lowering him in the eyes of the people, by exhibiting him as either harsh, or disregarding the law. ..."

7. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"In his L'Uomo Libero, ossia Ragiona- mento sulla Liberta Naturale e Civile dell' Uomo, he ably combats Rousseau's theory, put forward by that ensnaring ..."

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