shill

Definitions of shill
  1. noun
    a decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others
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    type of:
    decoy, steerer
    a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
  2. verb
    act as a shill
    “The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up”
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    type of:
    cozen, deceive, delude, lead on
    be false to; be dishonest with
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