prowl


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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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But they are hoping the timer switches will help stamp out break-ins by confusing crooks on the prowl for homes to raid.
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The officer was known to prowl the base at night to catch people after parties.
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biologist Roman Dial, an ecologist with superb athletic abilities that have enabled him to prowl the jungle "rooftop" to map its vast expanse and learn its relationship to the animals who live within its shelter.
GARDAI investigating reports of a wild beast on the prowl have found paw prints.
Antibodies prowl the body on the lookout for bacteria and other unwanted foreign substances, or antigens.
BIG cat hunters kitted out with hi-tech cameras are going on the prowl in Scotland.
You've heard it before--the siren song of a salesperson on the prowl.