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Noun: prey  prey
  1. A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    "he fell prey to muggers";
    - quarry, target, fair game
  2. Animal hunted or caught for food
    - quarry
Verb: prey  prey
  1. Profit from in an exploitatory manner
    "He preys on her insecurity";
    - feed
  2. Hunt for as food
    "These mammals prey certain eggs";
    - raven, predate[2]
  3. Cause a harmful or distressing effect

Sounds like: praise, prays, preys, prase

Derived forms: preyed, preying, preys

Type of: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, exploit, fauna, forage, victim, work

Encyclopedia: Prey, Vosges