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Synonyms for prey

quarry

prey on something or someone: hunt

prey on something or someone: worry

Synonyms for prey

one that is made to suffer injury, loss, or death

Synonyms for prey

a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

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animal hunted or caught for food

profit from in an exploitatory manner

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prey on or hunt for

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Miranda falls prey to an exploitative modelling agent, Bobbie falls for sickly Julian and Teddy is invalided out of the Army - the scene is set for an unhappy love triangle when they meet as adults.
Meanwhile, Colin falls prey to a deadly parcel from South America, originally intended as another assassination attempt on Gordon's life.
In the very first volume, a young girl falls prey to Shiki's killing lust.
She rakes him on excursions, but the good times cannot last and she falls prey to drugs again.
It opens with a gruesomely protracted yet punishingly dull sequence in which one of Luster's victims falls prey to his spiked drinks.