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verb as in move stealthily

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Which means she’s been hanging around you all versus being out on the prowl.

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However, make no mistake, our genes will let absolutely none of us not be on the prowl.

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There are three basic venues that get frequented by those prowling for sex on the streets of Brazil.

And there was the problem of mountain lions prowling the city to feast on garbage-fattened pets.

Austin takes on the bulk of the physical scouting, prowling the streets in search of interesting sites.

Undoubtedly his committee's investigators are still out there prowling around.

The chain-store buyers prowling the floor, Bonnie says, are interested.

I've seen him prowling about the grounds: and the night of the marriage he was mounted up at the chapel window.

Come, as I'm Lieutenant, and our Captain is prowling, let's to business:—read over the list of our yesterday's booties.

The streets were empty save for prowling dogs, pigs, and venturesome wild beasts.

Prowling around the house in search for a suitable entrance, Black Hood discovered that he could not have come at a worse time.

Many wrecks have been found by these bottom-prowling scouts and valuable material recovered.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prowling, such as: skulk, slink, lurk, tramp, stroll, and roam.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.