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synonyms for espy

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

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

It is proposed to form this ascending column of air by kindling large fires which, Mr. Espy says, are known to produce rain.
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
He would espy the beauty of an old binding through any amount of abrasion and laceration.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
He had such remarkable eyesight that he could espy the ear of a squirrel projecting above the highest limb of a tall white oak.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
King Eterscél's folk espy that house and suppose that it was food that the cowherds kept there.
THE HARVARD CLASSICS, VOLUME 49, EPIC AND SAGAVARIOUS
Espy still lived, still loved her; they might yet be restored to each other.
SIGNING THE CONTRACT AND WHAT IT COSTMARTHA FINLEY
But God had another work to work than the eyes of men could espy.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
But no one came, as I expected, neither could I espy a light.
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
As soon as you enter the town and pass up the main street, you espy groups of the students here and there.
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS;HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
Her sharp eyes would espy him from afar, and she might ask Lesley if he had been to church with her.
BROOKE'S DAUGHTERADELINE SERGEANT
Thitherward I straight dispatch Certain of these my scouts, who shall espy If any on the surface bask.
THE VISION OF HELL, COMPLETEDANTE ALIGHIERI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ESPY

  • behold
  • detect
  • determine
  • discern
  • disclose
  • espy
  • note
  • observe
  • perceive
  • reveal
  • see
  • sight
  • spot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.