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synonyms for prowls

  • lurk
  • roam
  • scavenge
  • skulk
  • slink
  • stroll
  • tramp
  • cruise
  • hunt
  • patrol
  • range
  • rove
  • snake
  • sneak
  • stalk
  • steal
  • nose around

antonyms for prowls

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  • ignore
  • neglect
  • rush
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How to use prowls in a sentence

Still hopping and fluttering, she prowls around the mouth, whence the Segestria watches her, with her legs outspread.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
He burrows like a fox, and prowls abroad at night in search of food, which consists chiefly of carrion and small vermin.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
One does not live there any more, one prowls around gropingly in a mournful stupor.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
Floating Tom is some such king of this region, as the wolf that prowls through the woods is king of the forest.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Rome is strong, but Rome is far away, and that lion's whelp prowls only a few days journey from here.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
But since they were grown up, Laura and Laurie on their prowls sometimes walked through.
THE GARDEN PARTYKATHERINE MANSFIELD
She is the malignant witch that prowls forever along my path, turning every one against me.
SILENT STRUGGLESANN S. STEPHENS
And the natural consequence is, as anybody but a baby might have foreseen, that he prowls and wanders.
THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD CHARLES DICKENS
Two of us jump into a hansom that still prowls around, the last of the shoal of sharks.
WINDFALLS(AKA ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH) ALFRED GEORGE GARDINER
Unable to master the larger game, he prowls about the villages in the hope of picking up a stray goat.
MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICADAVID LIVINGSTONE
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