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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ensnare.

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Examples

  • And it not infrequently 'ensnares' 'conservative family values' politicians too.

    Open Thread... You LIE.. no really it's an open thread (Blog for Democracy)

  • Starring Pina Menichelli whose overwrought style of acting earned her the nickname "Our Lady of the Spasms" as an egomaniacal diva and Febo Mari as the young painter she ensnares in her charms, Il Fuoco had audiences gasping in amazement and laughing their heads off at the diva's outrageous behavior.

    George Heymont: The Myth of the Deadly Diva

  • Their home, once filled with flowers and tasty treats, becomes a creepy lair that ensnares innocent kids.

    'Coraline' looks great, but the story lacks focus

  • By extreme, she is referring to roles such as a flying witch in "The Golden Compass" (2007), a psychotic and murderous lesbian school teacher in "Cracks" (2009) and, of course, her portrayal of Vesper Lynd, the double agent who ensnares and breaks the heart of James Bond in "Casino Royale" (2006).

    Actress Eva Green's Perfect Sense of Character

  • Andrew Cuomo has suspended the state's participation in a federal immigration program that ensnares illegal immigrants, heeding the call from a growing chorus of immigration advocates and state and city lawmakers who oppose it.

    Immigration Backers Cheer Cuomo Action

  • Starring Pina Menichelli whose overwrought style of acting earned her the nickname "Our Lady of the Spasms" as an egomaniacal diva and Febo Mari as the young painter she ensnares in her charms, Il Fuoco had audiences gasping in amazement and laughing their heads off at the diva's outrageous behavior.

    George Heymont: The Myth of the Deadly Diva

  • “Sin Nombre” (roughly translated: “the nameless”) reveals instead way of life that ensnares kids at a very early age with the promise of brotherhood, and then makes it nearly impossible to escape.

    “Sin Nombre” a stirring tale of hardship » Scene-Stealers

  • In a running joke, Freddie fancies himself the "James" to Bel's "Moneypenny" — a James Bond-ian reference that inadvertently strikes close to home, when Freddie finds himself going rogue to pursue a sinister conspiracy that ensnares a dear childhood friend.

    Roush Review: BBC America's The Hour

  • Starring Pina Menichelli whose overwrought style of acting earned her the nickname "Our Lady of the Spasms" as an egomaniacal diva and Febo Mari as the young painter she ensnares in her charms, Il Fuoco had audiences gasping in amazement and laughing their heads off at the diva's outrageous behavior.

    George Heymont: The Myth of the Deadly Diva

  • Andrew Cuomo has suspended the state's participation in a federal immigration program that ensnares illegal immigrants, heeding the call from a growing chorus of immigration advocates and state and city lawmakers who oppose it.

    Immigration Backers Cheer Cuomo Action

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