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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To attract or lead by offering something that seems pleasant. Also: An artificial bait used in fishing.

Usage examples (33)
  • The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
  • When the lure is about 10 feet from the boat, release the reel's spool and make a figure L or 8.
  • A rubber skirt imparts even more action, especially when the lure is at rest, and makes the bait look bulkier to hungry bass.
  • Deliberately bumping structure with your lure is another crucial tactic, which works because most crankbaits have large bills. for more
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