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synonyms for espies

  • detect
  • discern
  • discover
  • find
  • glimpse
  • notice
  • observe
  • see
  • sight
  • spot
  • view
  • watch

antonyms for espies

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  • ignore
  • lose
  • miss
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • pass by
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How to use espies in a sentence

He espies the wine vessels over against the dormitory wall and goes toward them, pulling the ass by the bridle.
THE SAXONSEDWIN DAVIES SCHOONMAKER
They were no more than fair flowers to the man who espies the coils of a snake among the blossoms.
IN KINGS' BYWAYSSTANLEY J. WEYMAN
Volscens is mad with rage, and nowhere espies the sender of the weapon, nor where to direct his fury.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
When he espies a small figure in soft gray with a wide-brimmed leghorn hat, and a young man, he studies them more attentively.
A LITTLE GIRL OF LONG AGOAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
The anxious father espies a merchant wending slowly along the highway and hails him.
LEGENDS & ROMANCES OF BRITTANYLEWIS SPENCE
Then from his bed he soon arose, And to his pallace gate he goes; Full little then this begger knowes When she the king espies.
BOOK OF OLD BALLADSVARIOUS
While there he espies Rebelledo, the chief coiner, and two of his comrades examining the contents of his trunk.
THE STANDARD LIGHT OPERASGEORGE UPTON
He goes towards him, to where he espies him in a ditch and the earth piled around him on both sides to hide him.
THE ANCIENT IRISH EPIC TALE TIN B CALNGEUNKNOWN
Suddenly he espies a rabble of crows squabbling over a piece of meat.
JUNGLE FOLKDOUGLAS DEWAR
As soon as the other espies him, he seizes his arms, advances to him, and fights in front of the team.
ARISTOTLE AND ANCIENT EDUCATIONAL IDEALSTHOMAS DAVIDSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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