decoy

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Synonyms for decoy

Synonyms for decoy

a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)

something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

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Why were they not followed home too, and decoyed into the trap?
What was it - madness, a nightmare, or a trap into which he had been decoyed with fiendish artfulness?
He was terrified at the rapidity with which he had been involved in such dangers - decoyed into it.
Even as I have been decoyed into this awful, this death-haunted command.
And if passengers be decoyed in the way of trade, and people be inconvenienced in the way of trade, what man, who is a sharp tradesman himself, shall say, 'We must put a stop to this?
But no animal being decoyed by these blandishments, the girl slowly closed the door, and re-fastened it; leaving Mr.
That idea is not original with me, as I stole it from Judy Kovar, who has decoyed and killed numerous big bucks on her farm in Illinois.