Bait verb - To attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults.
Worry is a synonym for bait in harass topic. In some cases you can use "Worry" instead a verb "Bait", when it comes to topics like feelings.
How words are described
|good||good bait||good worry|
|genuine||genuine bait||genuine worry|
|single||single bait||single worry|
|obvious||obvious bait||obvious worry|
|Other adjectives: blatant, actual, real, constant, big, serious, little, major, greatest.|
Both words in one sentence
- Bait-and-Switch Boss/Right Behind Me: Oz discovers Finley tied up in vines, begging to be freed before he gets eaten.Oz: Don't worry, the vines aren't going to eat you.
- Bait-and-Switch Comment: The godmother in court when ask by Rita if she was worried about Lucy's future, she says she does, but not for the reasons we would expect: Rita: So, what you're saying is ... you don't worry about Lucy's future.
Source: Film / I Am Sam
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