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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of snare.


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  • Cedric Griffin snared the ball in mid-air and cruised into the end zone for a 34-22 Texas lead. - Scores

  • The very first chapter title snared me: No More Fear, No More Excuses.

    7 Deadly Fears of Writing – Part 1 of 8

  • Nalbandian appeared snared from the start, opening the match with a double fault. - Australia's Hewitt takes Wimbledon

  • But Devil couldn't watch two ropes at once, and Roosevelt 'snared' him from the corral fence while Merrifield was whirling his rope for the throw.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

  • Maier was an 12-year-old New York Yankees fan in 1996 when he infamously reached out from the bleachers and "snared" what looked to be a certain double off the wall.

    The Seattle Times

  • Next, hidden under the water of the brook in a netted hand-bag, he brought to light the carcass of a fat wood-pigeon he had snared the previous day.


  • And these people knew not the wisdom of my people, in that they snared and pitted their meat and in battle used clubs and stone throwing-sticks and were unaware of the virtues of arrows swift - flying, notched on the end to fit the thong of deer-sinew, well - twisted, that sprang into straightness when released to the spring of the ask-stick bent in the middle.

    Chapter 21

  • MIAMI — Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that snared more suspects than any other in history.

    Massive Nationwide Medicare Bust

  • I was falling, snared in the web of dreams, twisting, turning, bound and slipping and then . . .

    Brush of Darkness

  • Yea! though thou give me no more flesh, yet will I live alone in the forest, and eat the seed of grasses, and likewise rabbits, that are easily snared.



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