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baited

verb , past tense of bait

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1 to attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults
  • I wished the candidates would stop baiting each other and instead address the real issues
Synonyms of baited

hassled, hazed, heckled, needled, rode (or chiefly dialectal rid), taunted, teased

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2 to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
  • the investment scheme cunningly baits the greedy and the unscrupulous
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