Decoy and Snare


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Decoy noun – Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.
Snare is a synonym for decoy in entrap topic. In some cases you can use "Snare" instead the word "Decoy" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like bait. popular alternative
Nearby Words: decoyed, decoying
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Snare noun – A device or scheme for capturing another by surprise.
Decoy is a synonym for snare in trap topic. You can use "Decoy" instead the word "Snare" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as catch. popular alternative
Nearby Words: snared, snaring
Synonyms for Snare

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single single decoy single snare

Common collocations

victims decoy victims snare victims
enemies decoy enemies snare enemies
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