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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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Kluman & Baiter is also increasing its development budget for new products in the Kaybee range.
The entire $45 million project is 100% privately funded, according to William Baiter, a principal of the Elmsford-based development company.
And as an added bonus to its customers Kluman and Baiter have in-house food technologists who can help with recipe development, suggest new ideas that have been tried and tested in their own kitchens.
Wilder Baiter Partners purchased the property from the former owners in December 2001, after the former nursing home was closed down by the New York State Department of Health.
Danny Kluman, managing director of Kluman & Baiter, said: "Adding extras to the standard bake-off product won't only make it more appealing to the customer, it also adds value which means you can charge a premium price.
I have just read a letter by Judi Hewitt about her concerns with baiters and diggers.
Kluman and Baiter has added a new multi-seed bread mix, imported from Germany, to its huge range of bread mixes.
14, Wilder Baiter Partners, a Westchester-based residential builder, along with New York State senator William Larkin, town of Blooming Grove supervisor Katherine Bonelli, deputy commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Renewal Judith Calogero, and other dignitaries cut the ribbon on Stone Hill senior apartment complex in Washingtonville, N.
Kluman & Baiter offers a complete range of bakery ingredients and solutions, sourced from around the world and delivered to the bakery door.
In his new position with Wilder Baiter Partners, he is responsible for overseeing the daily financial operations of the company.
Sourcing the ingredients takes time says Danny Kluman and Baiter and instead the distributors can supply all the products.