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

Etymologies

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ensnare + -eth

Examples

  • He crosses the wintry sea, he wears away the hard earth with his plough, ensnareth the light-hearted race of birds, catcheth the wild beasts, trappeth the things of the deep, yoketh the horse and the unwearying ox.

    Authors of Greece

  • “Nature is deceitful and draweth away, ensnareth, and deceiveth many, and always hath self for her end; but Grace walketh in simplicity and turneth away from every appearance of evil, maketh no false pretences, and doeth all entirely for the sake of God, in whom also she finally resteth.

    LIV. Book III: On Inward Consolation. Of the Diverse Motions of Nature and of Grace

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