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Fr. ci-devant.
2. previous to
before, prior to, earlier than, preceding; hereinbefore, hereinabove,

previously, adv. 1. formerly, at one time, once, aforetime; hitherto, thitherto, heretofore, theretofore, ere now, Archaic, erst, Archaic, erewhile; a while ago, a while back, sometime back; until now, beforetime, then, before, above, ultimo.
2. once upon a time, on the eve of, yesterday, yesteryear, recently; in days of yore, of yore, in days of old, of old, in the past; in times past, back then, long ago, ages ago; in years gone by, ago, one fine day, one fine morning,
Archaic, agone; since, back when, way back.

prey, n. 1. quarry, game, kill, the hunted; victim, target, objective; dupe, patsy, Inf. mark or easy mark, sitting duck, Inf. easy pickings; trusting soul, Inf. babe in the woods.
-v.2. Usu.

prey on or

upon feed upon, feast upon, gorge upon, devour, eat, consume; fasten upon, catch hold of, grab, nab.
3. victimize, override, trample
or stamp upon, crush, ride roughshod over, subjugate; coerce, intimidate, Sl. strong-arm, bully; bear hard upon, Inf. put the screws to, terrorize; fleece, take advantage of, take for a ride, Inf. con, Inf. flimflam, cheat.
4.
pillage, depredate, loot, sack, ransack, freeboot, pirate, privateer; raid, raven, ravage, ravish, despoil; destroy, strip, spoil.
5. oppress, weigh one down, rest hard upon, lie heavy upon, weigh on
or upon, bear on or upon, weigh down, hang like a millstone or a dark cloud; encumber, cumber, tax, overburden, burden, strain, worry, vex.

price, n. 1. cost, expense, charge, Inf. damages, fee, rate; check, Inf. tab, bill, Fr. addition; pay, payment, hire, rent, fare, toll, tax, levy, duty, assessment; consideration, compensation, recompense, remuneration; outlay, expenditure; value, worth, amount, figure; valuation, appraisal, quotation, demand, asking price.
2.
bounty, reward, Literary, guerdon, premium, bonus; prize, honorarium, stipend.
3. threshold of honor, threshold, limit; weakness, susceptibility, chink in one's armor, Achilles heel.
4.
consequence, result, penalty, fine, loss, forfeiture, suffering, damage.
5. without price
priceless, of incalculable value, precious, treasured, prized, cherished, invaluable. See - priceless.
-v. 6. value, evaluate, appraise, rate, judge, assess, assay; set the price
or cost,

priceless, adj. without price, beyond price, inestimable, invaluable, incalculable; precious, treasured, prized, cherished; costly, expensive, high priced, high, out-of-sight, dear, costing a fortune; worth its weight in gold, worth a king's ransom; irreplaceable, incomparable, peerless, nonpareil, one-of-a-kind, one-in-a-million, unique,

prick, n. 1. puncture, perforation, hole, pinhole, pock, pit, nick, gouge, groove.
2. sting, smart, prickle, tingle, tickle, ache, pain, hurt, discomfort.
3. point, rowel, spur, barb, barbule, prong, tine, spike.

-v.4. pierce, puncture, perforate, make a hole in, punch, honeycomb, riddle; stab, knife, lancinate, stick, nick, pink, gore; cut, gash, slit, gride; cut up, lacerate.
5. pain, stab, wound, hurt; affect, afflict, move, touch, cut to the quick,
Inf. hit home, Inf. get or get to; turn the knife in the wound, rub it in, sadden, cast down; touch one's heart, touch a chord, tug at the heartstrings, break one's heart; make an impression, make a dent, Inf. sink in; melt, soften, mellow, play on.

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