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bait (n):
something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
Related Words: decoylure
bait (n):
anything that serves as an enticement
Related Words: hookluresweetener
bait (v):
harass with persistent criticism or carping
Samples
The children teased the new teacher.
Don't ride me so hard over my failure.
His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Related Words: razztantalisetantalizetauntteasetwit
bait (v):
attack with dogs or set dogs upon
bait (v):
lure, entice, or entrap with bait
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Cheats never prosper

Yalancının mumu yatsıya kadar yanar.
If you cheat people, they will not continue to do business with you, and so your business will fail.


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