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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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Among the latest in-service development in trainable launchers, Rheinmetall has unveiled at the Euronaval 2014 exhibition near Paris a new version of its market-leading Multi-Ammunition Soft-kill System (Mass) with an anti-torpedo capability, represented by up to four DCNS Canto decoys launchers.
The researchers created the decoys using a bioreplication process with nanoscale fidelity.
Native Americans also used the bow and live decoys, but some also fashioned facsimile decoys from materials they gathered.
Seeing several mature bucks stomp across cut cornfields, in broad daylight no less, to smash a plastic impostor to bits time after time was enough to pique my interest and make me believe that deer decoys, when used correctly, actually work.
Final Approach has added Pintail and Wood Duck decoys--the most-requested decoys from customers.
Oregon State Police have been routinely using decoys as an enforcement tool since 1991.
Badger, "Making Decoys The Century Old Way" is a step-by-step guide to carving, painting, weighing and rigging, and using lifelike waterfowl decoys.
Hunting is picking up for snow geese at Wister Wildlife Refuge for hunters setting up in the right field with a huge spread of decoys.
The artist, accepting the limitations of his own technique, has produced a series of "preparatory" drawings and several finished decoys that distort the owl's features from expressionistically anxious one moment to cubistically cockeyed the next.
In preliminary tests, the researcher, added the polymer decoys to a laboratory dish containing beta-amyloid and nerve cells.
The company has developed a proprietary method using controlled uniform pressure for efficient delivery of TF Decoys into cells and tissues.
The decoys made there are now prized by collectors, who willingly pay as much as $300 for a piece that might have originally been sold as part of a $6 set of 12.
In this special installment of ECO On Patrol, the Conservationist takes an in-depth look at DEC's use of wildlife decoys.
Rafael (Haifa, Israel) used this year's AOC national convention in Nashville, TN, in October to introduce two new active decoys for the protection of aircraft and ships against radar-guided weapons.