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to walk with long steps, especially in a vigorous manner

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to look for and pursue (game) in order to capture or kill it

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material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

the act of following prey stealthily

a stiff or threatening gait

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walk stiffly

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follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to

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go through (an area) in search of prey

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Table 2 Classification of stalkers Category Common features Rejected Most have a personality disorder; often seeking reconciliation and revenge; most frequent victims are ex-romantic partners, but also target estranged relatives, former friends Intimacy seeking Erotomania; "morbid infatuation" Incompetent Lacking social skills; often have stalked others Resentful Pursuing a vendetta; generally feeling aggrieved Predatory Often comorbid with paraphilias; may have past convictions for sex offenses Source: Adapted from reference 1
The research shows that stalkers escape long prison sentences until their obsessive behaviour escalates into violence or murder.
E-mail and instant messaging are the most common stalking methods, according to the Justice Department--83% of victims reported getting unwanted e-mails from their stalkers and 35% reported getting instant messages.
I also have a thing for big houses that become spooky at night, and I definitely have a thing for big spooky houses that are in the Rolodexes of stalkers.
The assessment of how likely stalkers are to be violent should be separate from the assessment of how likely they are to continue stalking, Dr.
The vast majority of those who become victims of stalkers are female, although it is thought many men who are affected tend not to think of themselves as victims.
These efforts can go a long way to help ensure the safety of individuals terrorized by stalkers.
Usually female, these stalkers target successful, older men, whom they genuinely believe they love.
prosecutor's experience with stalkers of celebrities and nonfamous people.
Part of Dr Nakarni's job is to assess motivations of stalkers and to find out why they are doing what they are doing.
An additional 13 percent of victims are former employers of their stalkers (Antistalking Legislation, 1992; Rowley, 1997).