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decoys

noun
plural of decoy

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something used to attract animals to a hook or into a trap
  • we set the decoy afloat in the marsh and from the blind waited for the ducks to arrive

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decoys

verb
present tense third-person singular of decoy

Synonyms & Antonyms of decoys (Entry 2 of 2)

to lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
  • tacky souvenir shops to which first-time tourists had been decoyed into spending their hard-earned money

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“Decoys.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decoys. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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