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verb as in catch sight of

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But in 2003, Foxx hilariously sang a tribute to Serena Williams at the ESPY Awards.

FREDDY ESPY PLIMPTON People used to ask me what George was like when he woke up in the morning?

It is proposed to form this ascending column of air by kindling large fires which, Mr. Espy says, are known to produce rain.

He would espy the beauty of an old binding through any amount of abrasion and laceration.

He had such remarkable eyesight that he could espy the ear of a squirrel projecting above the highest limb of a tall white oak.

King Eterscél's folk espy that house and suppose that it was food that the cowherds kept there.

Espy still lived, still loved her; they might yet be restored to each other.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to espy, such as: detect, discern, discover, find, glimpse, and notice.

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