n.a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
v.lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy
The man used his shop as a decoy FOR poor girls.
With tact and perseverance he inveigled her into becoming his law PARTNER.To decoy is to trap or ensnare by cunning or deception
The use of Ozawa's impotent carriers as a decoy force WAS brilliant
These pellets could burst the decoy balloons that would accompany a swarm of warheads
They would leave alone by the back door without a bodyguard while Rees-Jones stationed himself as a decoy at the front