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Noun
A person or thing used to mislead or lure someone into a trap
“That whole wing of the base was nothing but an elaborate decoy designed to trap invaders.”
Verb
To lead away from a usual or proper course by offering some pleasure or advantage
“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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