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synonyms for bystander

  • eyewitness
  • observer
  • onlooker
  • passerby
  • spectator
  • kibitzer
  • looker-on
  • viewer
  • watcher
  • witness
  • gaper
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antonyms for bystander

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  • participant
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We set it up this way because we wanted to be careful not to profit from it or draw unknowing bystanders into our experiment.
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While the shooters fled the scene, bystanders brought the journalist to a local hospital, and he died the next morning.
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Plus, bystanders can judge facts only — and he doesn’t have a complete set of the ones governing the video fail, so his putting it all on you is automatically unfounded.
CAROLYN HAX: MOM MARRIED A JERK, BUT NEVER LET IT BE SAID THAT SHE RAISED ONECAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A bystander was shot early Sunday in Baileys Crossroads after getting caught in the crossfire of an altercation between people in two vehicles, Fairfax County police said.
BYSTANDER CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE AND WOUNDED IN BAILEYS CROSSROADS EARLY SUNDAYMEAGAN FLYNNNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
My colleagues don’t want to discuss the fact that someone might have said a sly comment that everyone heard, but they’re all complicit bystanders.
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The world learned of this event because a bystander recorded and shared video of the encounter.
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"The innocent bystander usually gets shot in the leg," the boss ripped out, with the brittlest kind of humor.
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But looking down on Bland's cabin, he reflected that his irritation was rooted in the fact that he did not want to be a bystander.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A bystander inquires what has become of the nose of the bust?
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
I asked a bystander where they were going and what was to be done to them, for I did not know at the time that I was near Tyburn.
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WORDS RELATED TO BYSTANDER

  • TV viewer
  • TV-viewer
  • bystander
  • drone
  • goof-off
  • idler
  • inactive person
  • laggard
  • lazy person
  • lazy-bones
  • loafer
  • lotuseater
  • lounger
  • observer
  • slouch
  • sluggard
  • sofa spud
  • spectator
  • spud
  • televiewer
  • television viewer
  • video-gazer
  • viewer
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