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What is another word for baiting?

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To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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(rare) Persuading someone to undertake or acquire something
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Present participle for to attract or lure by temptation, typically using deception
“But just when he agreed with his inner demons on how he would bait her with his tired and helpless act in the parking lot, a man walked in and approached her with a hug and kiss.”
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Present participle for to deceive or fool someone, typically by luring them
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“The opponent had used a scheme to bait him out of his guard and then sneak attack him from the shadows.”
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Present participle for to annoy or provoke through teasing
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“Charlie loved to bait him, but his jibes usually rolled off Travis's back like water off an oilskin tarp.”
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Present participle for to catch or try to catch fish, typically by using a net or hook and line
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Something that motivates or provokes a person or thing into action
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