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stalking

[ staw-king ]
/ ˈstɔ kɪŋ /
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noun
the act or an instance of stalking, or harassing another in an aggressive, often threatening and illegal manner: Stalking is now a crime in many states.
adjective
of or relating to the act of pursuing or harassing: Stalking laws have alleviated some problems for famous people.
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Origin of stalking

stalk2 (verb) + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM stalking

stalk·ing·ly, adverb
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