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Synonyms for bait

Synonyms for bait

something that attracts, especially with the promise of pleasure or reward

something that leads one into a place or situation from which escape is difficult

to torment with persistent insult or ridicule

to excite (another) by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach

Synonyms for bait

anything that serves as an enticement

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

lure, entice, or entrap with bait

Related Words

attack with dogs or set dogs upon

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For the channel cat, the bait must smell good to them.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department regulates bear baiting, including by stipulating which types of bait may be used in different locations in the state.
Mostly, the situations covered here are those frequent instances when sunfish lazily inspect, nip, and mouth your bait.
To be sure, live bait is the answer on many a fishing trip.
In previous trapping experiments with this weevil on blue agave completed in 2008, we observed that the agave tissue used as food bait in traps became dehydrated within 15 d or less.
The exhibition will continue until January 25 at Bait al Oud in Bait Zubair.
Coumatetralyl (Racumin) bait was prepared by mixing molasses with whole maize grain, and racumin master mix (0.75%) in the ratio of 1:18:1 by weight, to give a final concentration of 0.0375% coumatetralyl.
Protein source meat was used as a bait attractant to wasps as conducted by several authors [32, 23].
On day two, we went upriver at least 20 miles to the headwater lake and hunted a bait that was right on the water.
Muscat: An icon of preserving history and also a historic monument, Bait Al Zubair Museum is filled with rich history and stories that span generations.
Halfway through the safari we saw a big track in the vicinity of one of our baits and on the way home we saw a rainbow which seemed to end right above our bait.
I have done many baited black bear hunts over the years, and the thought of seeing multiple brown bears at one bait location was overwhelming.
THE unpredictable summer weather continued at Scaling Dam last week, though fish activity at the east end of the reservoir remained excellent with some more quality catches being recorded by both bait and fly anglers.
Those who frequent the beach can also get discounted weekly rates and they can even join Shark Bait's Beach Club where guests can buy multiple rentals and gain free days making it even more affordable.