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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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The ONRAB bait is a blister pack filled with the vaccine and coated with a sweet attractant.
Whatever bait you use, make sure your hook point is exposed and not buried in the bait.
Likewise, when we observe the behavior on camera, it's easy to overlook that a bluegill may be attempting to inhale your bait, but is failing because of the bait's excessive weight and lack of neutral buoyancy, relative to natural prey like zooplankton or invertebrates.
Investing in live bait often makes sense, whether you catch it in a cast net, buy it from a live bait dealer or hoist it up on sabiki quills.
Traps in which the food bait was placed into a plastic bag with holes or in a plastic container with holes captured significantly more weevils than traps in which the food bait was placed directly in the trap without a bag or plastic container (Fig.
For more information about the cultural events and the activities of Bait al Zubair, you may follow them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bait.alzubair and Twitter and Instagram: @Bait_AlZubair.
During the 17 nights baiting, the observations recorded about the bait intake, external and internal pathological symptoms, indicated that coumatetralyl (0.0375%) maize grain bait was highly effective in reducing wild boar population in different areas of the park.
Various methods were used to control the oriental wasp such as traps with attractant materials to polistine wasps in Brazil [22] destroying wasp nest, bait with protein source or carbohydrate source [27, 24] and toxic bait with pesticides.
Aaron left us at 5:30, and right away Lyle noticed a young black bear at the top of a tree about 40 yards behind the bait. Apparently the big black boar had chased him up there, and he was still in that tree when we departed at 11 p.m.
When visitors enter Bait Al Zubair, they step into the courtyard of "Bait Al Bagh", which is an Omani word meaning 'a garden with a variety of fruit'.
The last morning of the hunt arrived and we decided Bob should stay in camp to try and get some rest before going back to work, and I would check and drop the baits. Leaving early I started our bait route with a bit of grumpiness.
The first day in camp, I headed out with Steve to check baits and some of the Spypoint cameras Steve had running on the bait sites.