Bait and Plague


Bait verb - To attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults.
Usage example: as the first woman to work in the mines, she was mercilessly baited by the men on her shift

Plague is a synonym for bait in tease topic. In some cases you can use "Plague" instead a verb "Bait", when it comes to topics like taunt, feelings.

Nearby Words: baited, baiting, baiter, baity


Plague verb - To cause persistent suffering to.

Bait is a synonym for plague in feelings topic. Sometimes you can use "Bait" instead a verb "Plague".

Nearby Words: plagued, plaguing

How words are described

special special bait special plague
perfect perfect bait perfect plague
actual actual bait actual plague
real real bait real plague
Other adjectives: massive, big, major, literal, said, worldwide, undead.

Common collocations

character bait character plague character
place bait place plague place
rest bait rest plague rest

Both words in one sentence

  • Depleted Phlebotinum Shells Remember that the original vampire myths described them as plague carriers instead of angsty nobility or teenage estrogen bait.
  • After the Fifth Act is terrible yaoi-bait garbage and should be avoided like the plague.
  • In Of Mice and Men, Curley's wife is described as "jail bait", not to insinuate that she is underage, but that she could easily land one of the farm hands in jail on a (false) attempted rape conviction if she chooses to, and is best avoided like the plague.
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