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Word: decoy

Definition: lure or bait; V.

Sentences Containing 'decoy'

A android Capricorn was a Life Model Decoy created by Scorpio (Jacob Fury) in his "Theatre Of Genetics" to be part of his Zodiac crime organization.
A decoy hideout was also constructed, designed to be possible to find, but hidden well enough to be convincing.
A general paradigm for "de novo" prediction involves sampling conformation space, guided by scoring functions and other sequence-dependent biases such that a large set of candidate (“decoy") structures are generated.
And that thou mayest clearly see this, say, Anselmo, hast thou not told me that I must force my suit upon a modest woman, decoy one that is virtuous, make overtures to one that is pure-minded, pay court to one that is prudent?
Assigned to the 5th Naval District, "Helvetia" initially was deployed as a decoy ship teamed with a U.S Navy submarine following her during antisubmarine patrols off the United States East Coast. It was hoped that her innocent appearance would lure unsuspecting German submarines to the surface to attack her with gunfire, allowing the submerged U.S. Navy submarine nearby to torpedo and sink them.
Col. Steiner, however, slips back into the village and is officially killed while trying to gun down Churchill, who is later revealed to have been a decoy.
During the war, the dunes were used as a decoy site and several brick structures remain from this period.
For instance, the Assassin's Skill allows him to go invisible and project a decoy of himself in front of him.
For its part in the 1991 Gulf War, the AMX-10RC was provided with extra add-on armour and anti-tank missile decoy systems.
He would visit small collections and regional museums, where security was lax, and Kleinklauss would serve as his lookout as he cut the paintings from their frames, and in an estimated 60% of his thefts, she acted as a loud decoy while he pulled off the heist, directing guards' attention away from closed-circuit television or cameras.
Inspector Zenigata investigates the execution of Arsene Lupin III, but discovers Lupin has used the dead body as a decoy.
King barged over with a trademark Storm decoy play, while Inglis scored the try of the match with a vintage long range 60m run and powerful fend to post his second.
Lieutenant Forrest died while in command of the store ship "Decoy" in the Caribbean on 1 October 1825.
Many differently parameterized statistical potentials have been shown to successfully identify the native state structure from an ensemble of "decoy" or non-native structures.
Nearby is the site of a decoy airfield for the nearby Biggin Hill airfield.
One of those man, "Edmond Moecheron", called "The father of the Ringsport", was the first man who had success with his demonstrations of "Police dogs" together with his 3 Belgian Shepherds (Dax, Nic Miss) and his helper (decoy).
Series that have only certain episodes in the public domain include "Petticoat Junction", "The Beverly Hillbillies", "The Dick Van Dyke Show", "The Andy Griffith Show", "The Lucy Show", "Bonanza", and "Annie Oakley", while "Decoy" is an example of a series that lies completely within the public domain.
She'er's decoy horsemen led the defending Kucha forces, numbering 50,000 soldiers, into an ambush.
Some of them, perhaps, may sometimes decoy a weak customer to buy what he has no occasion for.
Subsequent US analysis indicated skillful movement and dispersal by the North Vietnamese, with one of the missile sites a decoy, and another left empty – deployed as bait to lure the American pilots to their doom.
That night the Gauls, leaving their cavalry and their camp fires as a decoy, withdrew to the town of Faesulae (modern Fiesole) and built defensive obstacles.
The IAR 99's electronic warfare suite is based on the Elisra Electronic Systems radar warning receiver and electronic countermeasures pod plus a chaff and flare decoy dispenser.
The lifeboat, acting as a lure, commenced to pull round the stern; submarine followed closely and Lieutenant Hereford, with complete disregard of the danger incurred from the fire of either ship or submarine (who had trained a maxim on the lifeboat), continued to decoy her to within 50 yards of the ship.
The T-Mk 6 Fanfare is a towed sonar decoy developed after the Second World War by the United States Navy.
There were also decoy operations taking place simultaneously with the landings under the codenames Operation Glimmer and Operation Taxable to distract German forces from the real landing areas.
When the II Corps boundary was moved south in early July, the Second Army attack became mainly a decoy, except for the 41st Division (X Corps) for which special liaison arrangements were made with II Corps and the covering artillery.

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