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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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Caption: The Mk234 Nulka system is the most successful Off-board Active Decoy (Obad) with over 1,000 rounds delivered.
Arguably the one-time king of the decoy world for Canada goose hunters, silhouettes are making a comeback across North America.
Their method involves decoy females, electric shock, and a trap to collect the bodies of electrocuted males.
For nearly as long as man has hunted ducks for food, even in ancient times, the decoy has been one of the tools used.
A good friend often hunts senderos cut through a thick river bottom--in Georgia, not Texas--and uses a doe decoy to get deer that would normally jet across from thicket to thicket to stop and look for a few seconds.
Like other decoy models, the Pintail has a vivid paint scheme and is lifelike in shape and size.
The $4,000 decoy with a rotating head was donated to OSP's Wildlife Enforcement Division by the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust.
One might expect this mixing to create a semi-chaotic book that may scare away just as much as it entices readers, but under the control of Decoy creator Huddleston, who also serves as talent coordinator for Penny Farthing Press, the stories manage to build off each other and guide the reader.
ECOs Kevin Mazur and Robert Inman, working with ECOs Shawn Dussault and Matthew Dorrett, set up a deer decoy detail in Boylston.
Decoy Menagerie Part 2 is the second anthology of comic stories by a wide variety of artists and storytellers, featuring the loveable, kindhearted alien Decoy (originally created by comic-book talent Courtney Huddleston), refugee from the violent planet of Nacrum.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 6, 2006 - (JCN) - AnGes MG and Seikagaku jointly announced on February 3 that they have agreed to dissolve their agreement on joint development of NF-kappa B decoy oligodeoxynucleotide (NFkB decoy-oligo).
Big decoy spreads are required to attract big flocks of white geese and bring them into shotgun range.
A representation that disrupts the natural order of the ecosystem, a decoy may be employed to either repel predators or lure prey.
Users select the required number (which can be freely set) of "unforgettable names," then the system mixes these with decoy names, chosen at random, to create lists of names.
The researchers decided to create molecular decoy that would steer beta-amyloid away from cells.