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prey

1. an animal hunted or captured by another for food
2. bird or beast of prey a bird or animal that preys on others for food
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New York [USA], August 24 ( ANI ): Clinical depression has taken center stage in the recent past, with an increasing number of people falling prey to it, particularly among the youth.
Aster has categorically condemned all such activities and has urged people to be extremely cautious in falling prey to such scams, adding that Aster recruits only as per governmental procedures and does not charge any fee for recruitment.
BEIRUT: General Security warned expatriates in Lebanon Monday of falling prey to fraudulent schemes.
Khan also called on all the political leaders to also proactively seek to restore normalcy and move people away from falling prey to the designs of those who seek to weaken Pakistan and damage Islam.
In contrast, pensioners underestimated their chances of falling prey to fraudsters with 26 per cent thinking stood a one in 15,000 chance of having their ID stolen.
Strasser has clearly done extensive research into the lives of homeless teens, and the pain of homelessness is made vividly real: not only being cold and hungry, but also scratching bedbug bites, not being able to afford medicine when you get sick, worrying about falling prey to stalkers, and being humiliated by people who consider homeless kids scum, like the sadistic security guard who forces Maybe and Rainbow to clean a public library bathroom naked after catching them washing up there.
Produced and performed by Jarrow-based Lobster Productions, the play covered messages for the elderly about preventing falls, fire and road safety and how to avoid falling prey to bogus callers.
TOKYO - Tokyo stocks slipped Wednesday, falling prey to profit-taking in the last minutes of trading as investors grew cautious over the recent rises.

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