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stalk

noun [C]  /stɔk/ us  

stalk noun [C] (PLANT PART)

any stem on a plant, esp. the main stem: Cynthia says those flowers have pretty tall stalks.

stalk

verb  /stɔk/ us  

stalk verb (FOLLOW)

[T] to follow an animal or person as closely as possible without being seen or heard: He spent the weekend stalking deer to photograph them. Celebrities are often stalked by photographers and reporters.

stalk verb (WALK)

[I always + adv/prep] to walk in an angry or proud way: She didn’t say anything but stalked furiously out of the room.
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