prowl

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Synonyms for prowl

move stealthily

Synonyms for prowl

Synonyms for prowl

the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)

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move about in or as if in a predatory manner

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In the evening I used to prowl about, hunting for diversion.
Although no artist myself, I have known many; in Paris I had many for friends, and used to prowl among studios.
The horse was accordingly taken possession of, as an estray; but a more vigilant watch than usual was kept round the camp at nights, lest his former owners should be upon the prowl.
As if the infirmities of old age - the gray hair, the wrinkles at the corners of the eyes, and the knotted veins of the hands - were the symptoms of moral poison, they prowl about the quays with an underhand air of gloating over the broken spirit of noble captives.
These restless marauders, as has already been observed, are apt to be continually on the prowl about the skirts of the mountains; and even when encamped in some deep and secluded glen, they keep scouts upon the cliffs and promontories, who, unseen themselves, can discern every living thing that moves over the subjacent plains and valleys.
A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell.