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quarry

prey on something or someone: hunt

prey on something or someone: worry

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

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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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Or if by marriage you mean the 11-year relationship I had with my late lover, the understanding of how his virtues and his foibles were one, the nursing of his body as it fell prey to AIDS and his mind lapsed into senility, then, again, I am all for marriage.
Desperate to escape poverty in her homeland, Mimi fell prey to the traffickers who lure girls with the prospect of lucrative hotel and restaurant jobs.
With such out-of-control appraisal practices, it's no surprise that the CRA fell prey to mismanagement and abuse.
1150 to 1200, residents of the dwellings fell prey to attackers who killed and ate them, theorizes anthropologist Brian R.
It's the story of two children of immigrants, their American dream, and their richly diverse neighborhood in which each fell prey to the brutality of gangs.
QUETTA , May 14, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mir Changez Khan Jamali while taking the notice of news aired on a private TV channel issued directives to provide medical treatment to a woman who fell prey to the mysterious disease in Dera Allah Yar.
Finally we have Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), which also fell prey to an analyst downgrade.
The pre-World War II business mecca, which fell prey in recent years to the boom in nearby retail and outlet malls, has narrowed its street and widened its sidewalks to place a focus on outdoor dining and increased foot traffic.
Another group fell prey to the illusion even when told before lifting the boxes that they were the same weight.
and their near disastrous transition from father to sons reveals how this family business almost fell prey to the key agents of destruction, which include "a lack of communication, lack of trust, and lack of confidence.