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(ĕn-snâr′) also in·snare (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·snared, en·snar·ing, en·snares also in·snared or in·snar·ing or in·snares
To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap. See Synonyms at catch.

en·snare′ment n.
en·snar′er n.
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The condition of being entangled or implicated:
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Fr Casey added: "This spiral of violence, revenge, retaliation and the ensnarement of many in this web of what can only be described as evil has led to the destruction of the most precious gift - that of life itself and our call to be human.
If such ensnarement is integral to the commercial success and longevity of social media companies, what does this mean for Snapchat?
Unfortunately, though, carbon taxes still rely upon old constructions of homo economicus, retaining world society's ensnarement in the fantasy of 'sustainable capitalism' through the valuation of nature.
Moreover, a police quota, as opposed to racial profiling, but sometimes in concert with it, can be the prelude to minorities' ensnarement in the legal system (a la Ferguson) or the beginning of a fatal police interaction.
This ensnarement is evidenced in pieces such as "Circle the Wagons" and "It Crosses My Mind.
In Heideggerian terms, the ontic ensnarement into the realm of the sensible and self-evident only masked the empty iterations of truth that only became hardened into Law through the retroactive or supplementary work of laws, archives and other truth-enhancing evidence.
Phenomenological inquiry, as evidenced throughout, harbors the potential release from the ensnarement within the existing "technical" web of curriculum and educational language, for it is "specifically poetry," and the mode of the poetic that empowers and enables the human "to break out of his verbal prison and to achieve a 'victory over language'" as it now holds him captive (Huebner, 8).
9) Pope thus complicates the fascinating ensnarement of Belinda's hirsute attractions:
This entrenchment and ensnarement is self-evident today.
One is that their reluctance is linked in part to their ensnarement in a set of dilemmas of political and moral import.
As Professor Tribe has noted, "in any particular area, the legislature confronts a dilemma: to draft with narrow particularity is to risk nullification by easy invasion of the legislative purpose; to draft with great generality is to risk ensnarement of the innocent in a net designed for others.