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prowl

verb be stealthy, creep, cruise, drift, gad, go about stealthily, gumshoe, hover, lie in ambush, lie in wait, loiter, lurk, meander, move secretly, move under cover, peregrinate, ramble, range, roam, rove, skulk, slink, sneak, stay incognito, steal, stray, stroll, tramp, wander about
See also: chase, lurk, perambulate, pursue
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For better or worse, the DOL Wage and Hour Division is on the prowl in the long-term care industry.
1) It is unlawful for any person to loiter or prowl in a place, at a time or in a manner not usual for law-abiding individuals, under circumstances that warrant a justifiable and reasonable alarm or immediate concern for the safety of persons or property in the vicinity.
But ramblers' group Prowl argued people had followed the route in the Isle of Man for generations.
Serai-Bilari village, Dec 24 (ANI): Authorities in Uttar Pradesh declared a tiger on prowl that strayed close to human habitat in Barabanki district as man-eater after it killed a teenage boy.
Cursing, blasphemy and lies prowl around not only our cities but our homes, and seek to kill our faith and the morality of our nation.
The Tiger Team will be on the prowl,'' Villaraigosa said.
Young students moving into private accommodation for the first time are considered rich pickings for crooks on the prowl in areas such as Selly Oak.
Chris Hall was famous for his parking garage manual madness, but now he's making a push to become the next big thing in the video production world, and was seen on the prowl in LA with gun toting am Darren Harper.
The late Ron Brown, whose father was the hotel's manager, used to prowl the corridors seeking autographs from the rich and the famous.
About 85 percent of carnivore species prowl as loners.
Geraint Moon, 21, revealed how Bryce-Stafford would prowl the army base late at night preying on subordinates in Kosovo.
SENIOR police are warning householders that a serial thief may be on the prowl in parts of Coventry.