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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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It follows a young man who, after his mother's death, searches for his biological father and falls prey to a brutal sexual attack.
While the thrust of Newman's study is that traditional interpretations of Lohenstein have been too narrow -- this is to a certain extent a strawman, and she seldom refers to specific secondary literature on Lohenstein -- she herself occasionally falls prey to this vice: she accepts the notion (disputed by P.
Idealistic student-prince falls prey to scheming uncle who seems to be a permanent state of moral paralysis.