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  • 61 ambush — vb *surprise, waylay Analogous words: *attack, assault, assail: trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, capture, *catch ambush n Ambush, ambuscade mean a device to entrap an enemy by lying in wait under cover for an opportune moment to make a surprise… …

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  • 62 lure# — lure n Lure, bait, decoy, snare, trap all denote something that leads an animal or a person into a particular place or situation from which escape is difficult. Lure suggests something that always attracts and often deceives {threw out all the… …

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  • 63 trick — n 1 Trick, ruse, stratagem, maneuver, gambit, ploy, artifice, wile, feint are comparable when they mean an act or an expedient whereby one seeks to gain one s ends by indirection and ingenuity and often by cunning. Trick implies cheating or… …

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  • 64 snare — I [[t]snɛər[/t]] n. v. snared, snar•ing 1) a device, often consisting of a noose, for capturing small game 2) anything serving to entrap, entangle, or catch unawares; trap 3) to catch with a snare; entrap; entangle 4) to catch or involve by… …

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  • 65 snare — I. /snɛə / (say snair) noun 1. a device, usually consisting of a noose, for capturing birds or small animals. 2. anything serving to entrap, entangle, or catch unawares; a trap. 3. Surgery a noose which removes tumours, etc., by the roots or the… …

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  • 66 sting — 1. tv. to cheat or swindle someone; to overcharge someone. □ That street merchant stung me, but good. □ They are likely to sting you in any of those hock shops. 2. n. a well planned scheme to entrap criminals. □ The sting came off without a hitch …

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  • 67 set up — verb 1. set up or found (Freq. 17) She set up a literacy program • Syn: ↑establish, ↑found, ↑launch • Ant: ↑abolish (for: ↑ …

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  • 68 entrappingly — adverb Etymology: entrapping (present participle of entrap) + ly : so as to entrap …

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  • 69 RIGHTS, HUMAN — The following article deals with the subject of human rights, their essence and the contents of various fundamental rights as reflected in the sources of Jewish Law. The interpretation of Israel s Basic Laws concerning human rights in accordance… …

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  • 70 Ambush — Am bush ([a^]m b[oo^]sh), n. [F. emb[^u]che, fr. the verb. See {Ambush}, v. t.] 1. A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare. [1913… …

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  • 71 Attrap — At*trap , v. t. [F. attraper to catch; [ a] (L. ad) + trappe trap. See {Trap} (for taking game).] To entrap; to insnare. [Obs.] Grafton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 72 Bag — Bag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bagged} (b[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bagging}] 1. To put into a bag; as, to bag hops. [1913 Webster] 2. To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game. [1913 Webster] 3. To furnish or load with a bag or… …

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  • 73 Bagged — Bag Bag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bagged} (b[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bagging}] 1. To put into a bag; as, to bag hops. [1913 Webster] 2. To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game. [1913 Webster] 3. To furnish or load with a bag or …

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  • 74 Bagging — Bag Bag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bagged} (b[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bagging}] 1. To put into a bag; as, to bag hops. [1913 Webster] 2. To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game. [1913 Webster] 3. To furnish or load with a bag or …

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  • 75 bat tick — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …

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  • 76 bird tick — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …

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  • 77 Cajole — Ca*jole , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cajoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cajoling}.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of cage a… …

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  • 78 Cajoled — Cajole Ca*jole , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cajoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cajoling}.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of… …

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  • 79 Cajoling — Cajole Ca*jole , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cajoled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cajoling}.] [F. cajoler, orig., to chatter like a bird in a cage, to sing; hence, to amuse with idle talk, to flatter, from the source of OF. goale, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, dim. of… …

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  • 80 Citigradae — Spider Spi der, n.[OE. spi[thorn]re, fr. AS. spinnan to spin; so named from spinning its web; cf. D. spin a spider, G. spinne, Sw. spindel. See {Spin}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order Araneina. Spiders …

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