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synonyms for prey

  • casualty
  • chased
  • dupe
  • game
  • kill
  • loot
  • mark
  • martyr
  • mug
  • pillage
  • quarry
  • quest
  • raven
  • spoil
  • sufferer
  • underdog
  • victim
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antonyms for prey

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  • attacker
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How to use prey in a sentence

In this case, unlike the scenario of not being eaten, your hope is the bike thief will move on to easier prey.
THE MOST SECURE WAYS TO LOCK UP YOUR BIKEBY MICHAEL FRANK/CYCLE VOLTAAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Many barges were stuck at sea and became easy prey for pirates.
IS MARITIME PIRACY BACK FROM THE DEAD?EROMO EGBEJULEAUGUST 25, 2020OZY
This is the longest known prey of a marine reptile from the dinosaur age, and may be the oldest direct evidence of a marine reptile eating an animal larger than a human, researchers report August 20 in iScience.
THIS ICHTHYOSAUR DIED AFTER DEVOURING A CREATURE NEARLY AS LONG AS ITSELFMARIA TEMMINGAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Bigger dingoes can hunt bigger prey, notes Letnic, which could have unknown impacts on Australian ecosystems.
CULLING DINGOES WITH POISON MAY BE MAKING THEM BIGGERJAKE BUEHLERAUGUST 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The new cytosine-converting enzyme, however, was as lethal to mammalian cells as it was to bacterial prey.
A BACTERIAL TOXIN ENABLES THE FIRST MITOCHONDRIAL GENE EDITORJACK J. LEEJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A dolphin will trap underwater prey in a large sea snail shell, poke its beak into the shell’s opening, lift the shell above the water’s surface and shake the contents into its mouth.
DOLPHINS CAN LEARN FROM PEERS HOW TO USE SHELLS AS TOOLSJACK J. LEEJUNE 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They get it from bacteria living in their tissues or by eating toxic prey.
TOXIC GERMS ON ITS SKIN MAKE THIS NEWT DEADLYERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This encloses the prey inside a new unit within the amoeba’s cell, where it gets digested.
SCIENTISTS SAY: AMOEBACAROLYN WILKEMAY 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The animal’s brain can make sense of the sounds and echoes to navigate or find prey.
SCIENTISTS SAY: ECHOLOCATIONCAROLYN WILKEAPRIL 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Other dogs working with the center are tracking wolves and their prey.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO PREY

  • deads
  • death tolls
  • fatalities
  • injures
  • killeds
  • losses
  • missings
  • prey
  • sufferers
  • woundeds
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