by Heather

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary

Illaq’ueate, v. to entangle; to entrap.

Word in the Wild: The received wisdom is that mouse traps are the best way to illaqueate mice, but Wayne, who was at his wit’s end, was seriously thinking of investing in a mongoose.

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