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bait

(Harass), verb afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, anger, annoy, arouse, attack, badger, be malevolent, be offensive, beset, besiege, bother, browbeat, cause resentment, chafe, compel, deride, detract, discommode, displease, distract, distress, disturb, dragoon, embitter, enflame, enrage, envenom, exasperate, excite, excite innignation, exhort, give offense to, give umbrage to, goad, grate, harry, haze, heckle, hector, hound, impel, importune, incense, incite, incommode, inconvenience, inflame, inflict, infuriate, instigate, insult, intimidate, irk, irritate, macerate, make wrathful, malign, maltreat, menace, offend, oppress, outrage, peeve, perplex, persecute, perturb, pique, plague, prey upon, provoke, pursue, put out of countenance, put pressure on, raid, rankle, rile, rouse, solicit insistently, spur, taunt, tease, terrorize, threaten, torment, trouble, try one's patience, tyrannize, urge, vex, victimize, worry

bait

(Lure), verb actuate, allure, appeal to, attract, befool, beguile, bias, chouse, compel, cozen, decoy, delude, dispose, draw, dupe, enlist, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entice, entrap, entreat, entreaty, evoke, excite, exert pressure, exhort, forelay, gammon, goad, hold out allurement, impel, importune, incite, induce, influence, inveigle, lead astray, lead into temptation, lobby, persuade, predispose, press, prevail upon, provoke, seduce, snare, stimulate, suborn, swindle, take advantage of, tantalize, tease, tempt, titillate, trap, trepan, trick, urge
Associated concepts: bait advertising, entrapment
See also: badger, bilk, cajole, coax, decoy, ensnare, entice, entrap, harass, harry, hector, incentive, inveigle, lure, mislead, pique, plague, provoke, ruse, seduction, trap
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Caption: Dehooker (R+R model SDH) with green-and-red sabiki rig useful for herrings, sardines and other small baits.
Also, coumatetralyl proved to be a potential alternate toxicant and replacement to the use of 1080 for wild boar control as problems of bait-shyness, aversion, tolerance, hazards to live-stock, wildlife and humans are not associated with the use of baits formulated from this compound.
I stay neutral because we offer both kinds of baits.
The baits evaluated were: (1) Nu-Lure[R] Insect Bait (44% corn gluten meal, hydrolyzed; Miller Chemical and Fertilizer Corp.
Table (1) shows the mean percentage consumption by the oriental wasp with the different four baits after one hour and two hours in Wadi Shu'ayb apiary, from August to September, 2015.
project will cover parts of Pennsylvania and distribute 302,040 baits by vehicle;
This is really a huge advantage for an outfitter, because clients can hunt a much larger area and stay on fresh baits throughout the hunt.
Bait: Power Bait Mice Tails and Magic Dust, Pink Power Bait Eggs.
Running the baits with the guide that first morning, the huge scat pile revealed this was where I'd hunt.
A human contact was recorded when a person reported either seeing or coming into physical contact with a single bait or multiple baits with or without a barrier such as gloves.
Research has shown that clupeid and cyprinid fish baits are more effective than formulated baits in cooler waters (Huner et al.
We used commercial fox baits (Impfstoffwerk Dessau Tornau GmbH, Rosslau, Germany) that contained 50 mg of the anthelminthic praziquantel (Droncit Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany).