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synonyms for private eye

  • private investigator
  • sleuth
  • P.I.
  • agent
  • bird dog
  • bloodhound
  • cop
  • dick
  • peeper
  • snoop
  • tail
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But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Wharton and Louis had withdrawn their hands at the same instant they caught his eye; and the Duke turned into the circle.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Thy eye desireth favour and beauty, but more than these green sown fields.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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