Nouns (7)

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
n. strings stretched across the lower head of a snare drum; they make a rattling sound when the drum is hit
side drum, snare drum, snare
n. a small drum with two heads and a snare stretched across the lower head
snare, trap
n. something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"

Verbs (7)

snare, hook
v. entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
trammel, ensnare, snare, entrap, trap
v. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"

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Fuzzynyms (44)

artifice, ruse
n. a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
lying in wait, trap, ambuscade, ambush
n. the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
steerer, decoy
n. a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
n. the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
tympan, membranophone, drum
n. a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
timpani, tympani, tympanum, kettledrum, kettle
n. a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
still-hunt, ambush
v. hunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
v. connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
v. catch on a snag; "I snagged my stocking"
ensnarl, mesh, enmesh
v. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
deposit, stick, wedge, lodge
v. put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
sack up, clear, sack, net
v. make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
gazump, hook, rob, pluck, plume, fleece, surcharge, soak, overcharge
v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price

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