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Definitions of Insnare

  1.   To take by wiles, stratagem, or deceit; to involve in difficulties or perplexities; to seduce by artifice; to inveigle; to allure; to entangle.
  2.   To catch in, or as in, a trap or noose. Also, ensnare.
  3.   To catch in a snare; to entrap; to take by artificial means.
  4.   To entrap.
  5.   Same as ENSNARE, etc.
  6.   To catch in a snare; to entrap; to seduce by artifice or deceit; to entangle.
  7.   To catch in a snare: to entrap: to take by deceit: to entangle.
  8.   To entrap; to allure; to take by guile; to entangle.

Usage examples for Insnare

  1. “ " 'Fair tresses man's imperial race insnare And beauty draws us with a single hair, '" he quoted, with a smile. ” – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  2. Finally, we exhort all civil Iudicatories, and every one intrusted with power to manage the present affairs, That they would seriously remember the strict account they are to give before the Iudge of the quick and the dead, Considering deeply how fearful a thing it is to oppresse the consciences of their Brethren, either by pressing them to act where they finde no satisfactory warrant or by putting heavy pressures upon them for not acting according to their injunctions, and especially that they offer not to insnare by new Oaths, or Bonds those that make conscience of the great Oath of their Solemn Covenant, and hitherto have proven faithful and constant in promoving joyntly all the ends thereof. ” – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  3. “ Mrs. Arnot did not intend that she should brood over Haldane until her vivid imagination should weave a net out of his misfortunes which might insnare her heart. ” – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  4. Nay, it is more apt to insnare because of the profession. ” – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  5. Where Saratoga show'd her champaign side, That Hudson bathed with still untainted tide, The opposing pickets push'd their scouting files, Wheel'd skirmisht, halted, practised all their wiles; Each to mislead, insnare exhaust their foes, And court the conquest ere the armies close. ” – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow