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  • v. Present participle of entrap.

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Examples

  • But suppose it were De - la garde who had conceived the notion of entrapping her?

    Gatlinburg

  • Notwithstanding the aversion with which I regarded the idea of entrapping him into any disclosure he was not prepared to make voluntarily, I should have taken him up at this point, but for the strange proceedings in which I saw him engaged; whereof his putting the lemon-peel into the kettle, the sugar into the snuffer-tray, the spirit into the empty jug, and confidently attempting to pour boiling water out of

    David Copperfield

  • Notwithstanding the aversion with which I regarded the idea of entrapping him into any disclosure he was not prepared to make voluntarily, I should have taken him up at this point, but for the strange proceedings in which I saw him engaged; whereof his putting the lemon – peel into the kettle, the sugar into the snuffer – tray, the spirit into the empty jug, and confidently attempting to pour boiling water out of a candlestick, were among the most remarkable.

    David Copperfield

  • Notwithstanding the aversion with which I regarded the idea of entrapping him into any disclosure he was not prepared to make voluntarily, I should have taken him up at this point, but for the strange proceedings in which I saw him engaged; whereof his putting the lemon-peel into the kettle, the sugar into the snuffer-tray, the spirit into the empty jug, and confidently attempting to pour boiling water out of a candlestick, were among the most remarkable.

    David Copperfield

  • Hamptons International has been accused of "entrapping" landlords with an undisclosed commission charge.

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  • His father told the Jordan Times that his son remains innocent, and that the FBI was guilty of 'entrapping' his son.

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  • It's a Genie Plug, shown here entrapping a genie in a wooden bottle.

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  • Naturally, Gingrich twisted reality by saying that it is the child labor laws that are "entrapping" children.

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  • Lawyers for alleged Muslim mastermind James Cromitie and co-defendants Onta Williams, David Williams and Laguerre Payen have accused the government of entrapping harmless dupes with a paid FBI informant posing as a representative of a Pakistani terror organization.

    Closing Arguments Held In Bronx Synagogues Bomb Plot Case

  • This police department is engaging in a long list of highly inappropriate activity from extensively spying on mosques, entrapping into terrorism plots, stop and frisks, corruption scandals, fudging crime statistics, the Schoolcraft scandal, racial profiling, and brutalizing people engaged in expressions of free speech and dissent such as Jazz Hayden, journalists, and the Occupy movement.

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