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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Mr Abel, who was one of the simplest and most retiring creatures in existence, and naturally timid withal, hesitated; for he had heard of people being decoyed into strange places to be robbed and murdered, under circumstances very like the present, and, for anything he knew to the contrary, by guides very like the Marchioness.
Deceived, decoyed, inveighed, in order to be made a laughing-stock before the most debased of all mankind, that woman and her associates.
They decoyed his whale-boat ashore with a promise of recruits, and killed all hands.
Felicity and Cecily went into the house and Sara Ray and the Story Girl went home, but Peter decoyed me into the granary to ask advice.
What was it - madness, a nightmare, or a trap into which he had been decoyed with fiendish artfulness?