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preys (on or upon)

verb
present tense third-person singular of prey (on or upon)

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to seize and eat (something) as prey
  • a fox has been preying on the chickens

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“Preys (on or upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preys%20%28on%20or%20upon%29. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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