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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An animal hunted and killed for food. Also: To rob or steal from others.

Usage examples (37)
  • Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.
  • He fell prey to muggers
  • Your prey is at it's highest population in recorded history.
  • The role of touch in prey density estimation by Calidris alba. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "prey" which is a hunted animal, is "pray" which means to speak to God.
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