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aprowl

[uh-proul]
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  1. 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

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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