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      vb   , -traps, -trapping, -trapped   tr  
1    to catch or snare in or as if in a trap  
2    to lure or trick into danger, difficulty, or embarrassment  
  entrapper      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    capture, catch, ensnare, net, snare, trap  
2    allure, beguile, decoy, embroil, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entice, implicate, inveigle, involve, lead on, lure, seduce, trick  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections <captious critics> 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument <a captious question>
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