preying (on or upon)

present participle of prey (on or upon)
as in feeding (on, upon, or off)
to seize and eat (something) as prey a fox has been preying on the chickens

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“Preying (on or upon).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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