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  Words related to bait

Related / Similar Words: decoy, lure, come-on, hook, sweetener, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, taunt, twit, rally, ride

 

Definition:
  • something used to lure victims into danger;
  • anything that serves as an enticement;
  • harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don''t ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie";
  • attack with dogs or set dogs upon;
  • lure, entice, or entrap with bait;

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    Hyponyms: fisherman's lure, fish lure, ground bait, stool pigeon, jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe, kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter

     

    Part Meronyms: trap

     

    Derivational Morphology: entice, lure, tempt, decoy, sweeten, hook, snare, addict, twit, taunt, taunting, tantalizer, tantaliser, Tantalus, boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, snort, bird, tease, teasing, ribbing, teaser, annoyer, vexer, come-on, sweetener

     

    Anagrams: tabi

     

     
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