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Spiders usually catch their prey by building webs.
a hired killer stalking his prey
Homeless children were easy prey for drug dealers and pimps in the capital.
The refugees fell prey to criminal gangs.
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a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something
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Definition of prey from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.