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    #1

    I prowled/wandered around the lake admiring the beautiful scenery.

    I (prowled/wandered) around the lake admiring the beautiful scenery.
    Which is better in the parentheses ? or someone else is better.

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    Re: I prowled/wandered around the lake admiring the beautiful scenery.

    Here's a dictionary definition of 'prowl':


    prowl vb
    • when intr, often followed by around or about: to move stealthily around (a place) as if in search of prey or plunder


    Now, does that sound good in your sentence?

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    Re: I prowled/wandered around the lake admiring the beautiful scenery.

    I found the sentence 'I prowled around the lake admiring the beautiful scenery' on some English learning website,but now it looks ridiculous.Meanwhile,does 'wandered' accord with the context well? Thanks!

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    Re: I prowled/wandered around the lake admiring the beautiful scenery.

    wander /ˈwɒndə/vb (mainly intr)
    • (also tr) to move or travel about, in, or through (a place) without any definite purpose or destination
    • to proceed in an irregular course; meander

    (Collins)

    What do you think?

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