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Synonyms for snare

snare (n.)

a surgical instrument consisting of wire hoop that can be drawn tight around the base of polyps or small tumors to sever them; used especially in body cavities

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snare (n.)

a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose

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snare (n.)

strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit

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snare drum (n.)

a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head

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trap (n.)

something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares

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trap (v.)

catch in or as if in a trap

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hook (v.)

entice and trap

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