1. bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener, temptation, enticement

usage: anything that serves as an enticement

2. bait, decoy, lure, device

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


1. tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride, mock, bemock

usage: 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"

2. bait, entice, lure, tempt

usage: lure, entice, or entrap with bait

3. bait, assail, assault, set on, attack

usage: attack with dogs or set dogs upon

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