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decoy

noun allure, allurement, ambush, attraction, bait, blind, camouflage, deception, disguise, diversion, imitation, inducement, inlex, inveiglement, simulation, trap, trick
Associated concepts: entrapment
See also: bait, betray, cloak, deceive, deception, delude, ensnare, entice, entrap, fake, illude, inveigle, lure, maneuver, mislead, ruse, trick

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