Thesaurus / smell out
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It will be brave to spy their faces,” Halfman commented, “when they smell out the snare.
THE LADY OF LOYALTY HOUSEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
For, you see, I don't get a smell out of what they're doin'.
She's feverish, he thought compassionately; one gets fever so easily in the "Ark." It comes up with the smell out of the sewer.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR, COMPLETEMARTIN ANDERSON NEXO
By the mere health of his soul he could smell out the evil of a plutocracy.
And you think maybe she can smell out where Melissa has hid the snuffbox!
These were the men who saw few of his successes, and always contrived to smell out his failures.
THE LAW-BREAKERSRIDGWELL CULLUM
Once in her room he could not help but smell out her five thousand dollars.
MCTEAGUEFRANK NORRIS
I reckon I can smell out the path, boys, said their leader, so they started off again.
THE HEART OF CANYON PASSTHOMAS K. HOLMES
As a dog smells out the footsteps of his master so these Mulla-mulgars seemed to smell out their way.
THE THREE MULLA-MULGARSWALTER DE LA MARE
Seek her not, for she is here—here to protect you—here to ‘smell out’ the evil wizard in your midst.
'TWEEN SNOW AND FIREBERTRAM MITFORD

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