One that is made to suffer injury, loss, or death
The town had become a prey to anarchy.
Dean felt it might be better if she talked instead of letting the silence and the upcoming events prey on her mind.
Birds of prey comprise several species of hawks and owls, and a few eagles.
At the very moment when she would have seized her prey, the hare moved and darted along the balk between the winter rye and the stubble.
She looked around, the prey she'd been stalking in the forest before dawn now lost.