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Noun
A person or thing used to mislead or lure someone into a trap
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“That whole wing of the base was nothing but an elaborate decoy designed to trap invaders.”
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A person who behaves dishonestly in order to gain an advantage
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Action to confuse or conceal
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Something that deceives
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Informer to police
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Concealed trap
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To attract or lure by temptation
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“I was told last night that this storyboarded ending was only ever used to decoy the studio away from the real ending, which is the one they shot.”
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To persuade someone to do something
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To seize and detain a person unlawfully
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To catch or get hold of
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