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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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I'll almost guarantee if your dog isn't introduced to decoys ahead of time, you'll be red-faced soon after the first ducks are down and your dog starts dragging well-set decoys ashore.
While I don't consider myself an authority on hunting whitetails with decoys, I've had a lot of fun and success with them over the years.
When faced with large flocks of birds the decoys should be set with a stop on one end and left open on the other.
The French company is also marketing the Dagaie NG version which includes 62/80 mm Sealem and Sealir decoys developed by Lacroix.
During the tests, which took place in the first week of February, fully functional decoys were launched from a fighter aircraft that was being tracked by a ground-based fire-control radar.
Gunning decoys, also referred to as working decoys, are the carved and hand-painted decoys used by duck hunters.
Combined with a fur cape, the Decoy Heart brings decoys to life, with adjustable speed, water-resistant frame and realistic motion.
Decoy hunting is a prime example of a tactic that is often better left in the bag, but given the right set of conditions and proper implementation, it could be the factor that determines the difference between munching on a buck tag sandwich and putting your biggest buck ever down for the ultimate nap.
Oregon State Police have been routinely using decoys as an enforcement tool since 1991.
8 million contract for continued production of its ALE-50 line of towed decoys.
SPINNING WING DECOYS ARE a way of life for duck hunters--outside of Arkansas.
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.