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Synonyms for stalk

Synonyms for stalk

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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Its stalklike structure moves almost perceptibly, ratcheting skyward at a rate of four inches a day.
I might have liked it anyway for that has comma; but what reverberated for me was the memory of how Agnes used to bend her limber, stalklike neck deeply down on a hot afternoon to lick my sweaty cheeks, and how on cold or stormy nights I often took shelter in her wagon.
The face pictured in Portrait (Under Water), 2007, channels Gauguin's Yellow Christ; the figures in Dark Girl and Untitled (Jungle Painting), both 2007, are evocative of Munch's alienated sylphs and Kirchner's stalklike subjects, here Transposed from street to tropics.
funiculus: Stalklike structure connecting an ovule to its placental surface within an ovary.
Others produce stalklike capsules--called isidia--that project just above the surface of the thallus.