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stawk

  • n  material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
  • n  a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
  • n  a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
  • n  the act of following prey stealthily
  • n  a stiff or threatening gait
  • v  walk stiffly
  • v  follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    her ex-boyfriend stalked her
  • v  go through (an area) in search of prey
    stalk the woods for deer

  • After holding this climax for a month, the tall stalk withers, the whole plant dies.
  • Beyond that there is guilt--that our desire for her was so strong that it set birds of prey to stalk her.
  • Would he raise the arm of the Democratic nominee in San Francisco, or stalk angrily from the convention hall? Would he bring out the black vote for Democrats in November, or sit .
News & Articles

  • The right to choose a husband
    Like many 18-year-old girls, Shira (Hadas Yaron) is excited about meeting her future husband. See her stalk the supermarket aisles with her mother to take a gander at one of the matchmaker's prospects. (And really, what better place to comparison-shop than the market?) Potential spouse is in the dairy section. Even though he uses his prayer shawl as a handkerchief ("You'll have to do a lot of ...
    June 14, 2013 - Philly.com
  • Take the Super Quiz
    Take the Super Quiz Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. e.g., The scientific study of the structure of Earth. Kangaroos, koalas and opossums are typical examples of these mammals. 2. What color is on the outer part of the arc of a primary rainbow? In botany, this is the stalk that attaches the leaf blade to the ...
    June 14, 2013 - Albany Times Union
  • Candy hunt
    International real estate moguls Christian (pictured right) and Nick Candy, the brothers behind London’s ultra-luxe One Hyde Park, continue to stalk NYC trophy real estate, looking for the most high-end deals. They recently put their Plaza penthouse condo, which Christian bought for $25.9 million last year, on the...
    June 13, 2013 - New York Post
Quotes

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Sydney Morning Herald
    It is biblical, the tragedy that continues to stalk Haiti and the Haitian people,said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as she said she would shorten an Asian tour to deal with the crisis.
  • Paris Hilton in Stuff.co.nz
    Hilton says information on the site could be used by people "to steal my identity, or even worse, to harass or stalk me".
  • Jesse Jackson in Newsweek
    Because of poverty, ignorance and prejudice, AIDS has been allowed to stalk and kill black America like a serial killer,said Jackson, chairman of Rainbow Push Coalition.

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