index ensnare, entrap, lure

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • entrap — en·trap /in trap/ vt en·trapped, en·trap·ping: to cause (a person) to commit a crime by means of undue persuasion, encouragement, or fraud in order to later prosecute police entrap him into violating the literal terms of a criminal statute W. R.… …   Law dictionary

  • ensnare — I verb allure, ambuscade, ambush, apprehend, bait, bamboozle, beguile, bilk, bluff, capere, capture, catch, catch unprepared, cheat, cozen, deceive, decoy, defraud, delude, dupe, enmesh, entangle, entice, entrap, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, hook …   Law dictionary

  • lure — I verb adlicere, allure, attract, bait, beguile, bewitch, bribe, cajole, captivate, charm, coax, court, decoy, draw on, entice, hold out allurement, hold out temptation, induce, inlicere, inveigle, pellicere, provoke desire, seduce, tantalize,… …   Law dictionary

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