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Synonyms for bate

to become or cause to become less active or intense

Words related to bate

moderate or restrain

flap the wings wildly or frantically

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soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments

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On these baited hunts, you are allowed to fly and hunt the same day.
Overall, the mean CPUE in nonbaited traps was 73% lower than in baited traps.
Foxes with home ranges near the border of a baited area have less access to the anthelminthic baits.
Mark Bishop, from Pencoed, caught 18 carp to 15lb when he baited up with pellets while Barry angler Lee Byrne tricked 75lb of carp with artificial sweetcorn bait.
Not more than five baited hoop nets may be fished by a person to take spiny lobster and crab, not to exceed a total of 10-baited hoop nets from any vessel.
At least 2 days after the initial baiting period, each point was rebaited, such that every point was baited with both split and clumped bait types.
Use either glue boards or rat traps baited with peanut butter, salami, marshmallows or chocolate," he said, "whatever the rats are used to eating.
Traps can be baited with beer (studies show that fermented yeast in beer is an excellent attractant, and nonalcoholic beer seems to work best) or "slug dough," a mixture that includes molasses, cornmeal, flour, water and yeast that is effective yet harmless to dogs.
Another reason is that I'm not sure fish are as aggressive over a baited spot.
Traps baited with baits 1 and 2 had a significantly lower CPUE compared with traps baited with natural baits, whereas traps baited with baits 3 and 4 had a significantly higher CPUE compared with traps baited with natural bait.