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noun as in observation


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He remembered his reluctant consent to McCloskey's proposal touching the espial upon Hallock, and was sorry he had given it.

"I infer nothing; I act," said Peter, turning to look out his place of espial.

At the moment of my espial, Cornwallis was speaking, and I drew back to listen, well enough content to be in earshot.

Master Alwyn, forgive me; but can I forgive thee so readily for thy espial of my handiwork, without license or leave?

She did not intend an espial upon Anthony; the question was born of pain and bewilderment.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to espial, such as: attention, beholding, cognizance, detection, discovery, and finding.

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