In*snare" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insnared (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Insnaring.] [Written also ensnare.]

1.

To catch in a snare; to entrap; to take by artificial means.

"Insnare a gudgeon."

Fenton.

2.

To take by wiles, stratagem, or deceit; to involve in difficulties or perplexities; to seduce by artifice; to inveigle; to allure; to entangle.

The insnaring charms Of love's soft queen. Glover.

 

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