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[uh-proul] /əˈpraʊl/
moving about in stealthy search; covertly stalking or hunting; prowling (usually used predicatively):
The sudden silence in the jungle gave warning that some huge carnivore was aprowl.
Origin of aprowl
a-1 + prowl Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Frosty taught himself to read such signs, and by them he always knew when the coyote or some other dangerous creature was aprowl.

    Swamp Cat James Arthur Kjelgaard

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