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Realizing he could do the same on a large scale, he found a farmer who was breeding insects for fish bait, and recruited him to help launch Ÿnsect.
WITH BACKING FROM HOLLYWOOD, FRENCH STARTUP ŸNSECT PLANS TO BRING EDIBLE INSECTS TO AMERICAVIVIENNE WALTOCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
There are the seafood buffets and bait shops, which give way to newfangled Starbucks.
FAST-FOOD BUFFETS ARE A THING OF THE PAST. SOME DOUBT THEY EVER EVEN EXISTED.MM CARRIGANSEPTEMBER 29, 2020EATER
Jumping worms are often sold as compost worms or fishing bait.
INVASIVE JUMPING WORMS DAMAGE U.S. SOIL AND THREATEN FORESTSMEGAN SEVERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
For a sub-30 percent shooter from three, he’s taken the bait too often.
EVERYTHING SHOULD BE ON THE TABLE FOR THE HOUSTON ROCKETS. EVEN JAMES HARDEN’S FUTURE.CHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Such baits would be especially helpful if they attract other types of locusts, too, like the desert species.
A SINGLE CHEMICAL MAY DRAW LONELY LOCUSTS INTO A HUNGRY SWARMJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The moment the bait was touched, down would come the heavy timber—smash—on the tiger's head.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
But what if I catch the fish by using a hired boat and a hired net, or by buying worms as bait from some one who has dug them?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He rushed with ravenous eagerness at every bait which was offered to his cupidity.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
I threw out a bait to see if you would snap at it, but I find you timid, and therefore advise you to drop the matter entirely.'
THE STAIRCASE AT THE HEARTS DELIGHTANNA KATHARINE GREEN (MRS. CHARLES ROHLFS)
So it ran along and nibbled the bait until its sharp teeth cut the cord.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
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WORDS RELATED TO BAIT

  • badger
  • bait
  • blame
  • bully
  • carp
  • cavil
  • criticize
  • find fault
  • foment
  • get at
  • get to
  • goad
  • hector
  • incite
  • instigate
  • pick at
  • provoke
  • quibble
  • start
  • tease
  • torment
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