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Verb: ensnare  en'snehr or in'snehr
  1. Make someone get in trouble by setting a trap or planting false or deliberately misleading evidence
    "The innocent man was ensnared by the police";
    - entrap, frame, set up [informal], fit up [Brit, informal], stitch up [Brit, informal]
  2. (hunting) catch in or as if in a trap
    "The men ensnare foxes";
    - trap, entrap, snare, trammel

Derived forms: ensnared, ensnares, ensnaring

Type of: capture, catch, cozen [literary], deceive, delude, lead on