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synonyms for espial

  • attention
  • beholding
  • cognizance
  • detection
  • discovery
  • finding
  • note
  • notice
  • observance
  • spotting
  • eyeing

antonyms for espial

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  • heedlessness
  • ignorance
  • miss
  • neglect
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How to use espial in a sentence

He remembered his reluctant consent to McCloskey's proposal touching the espial upon Hallock, and was sorry he had given it.
THE TAMING OF RED BUTTE WESTERNFRANCIS LYNDE
"I infer nothing; I act," said Peter, turning to look out his place of espial.
EDITH AND JOHNFRANKLIN S. FARQUHAR
At the moment of my espial, Cornwallis was speaking, and I drew back to listen, well enough content to be in earshot.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
Master Alwyn, forgive me; but can I forgive thee so readily for thy espial of my handiwork, without license or leave?
THE LAST OF THE BARONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
She did not intend an espial upon Anthony; the question was born of pain and bewilderment.
A MAN'S HEARTHELEANOR M. INGRAM
But the man, whoever he might be, who indulged in this espial, every now and then gave signs of ill temper and disappointment.
THE PRAIRIE FLOWERGUSTAVE AIMARD
Her system of espial is even more minute and irritating than that of Russia.
THE DESTROYERBURTON EGBERT STEVENSON
From his new point of espial Kent checked off the members of the party.
THE GRAFTERSFRANCIS LYNDE
The act of espial had always been hateful to him: he preferred to trust his brethren, and it cost far less trouble.
BROTHER COPASSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
I saw not what was to be gained by any such long-range espial in the darkness.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ESPIAL

  • apprehension
  • disclosure
  • espial
  • exposure
  • exposé
  • ferreting out
  • find
  • revelation
  • strike
  • tracking down
  • uncovering
  • unearthing
  • unmasking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.