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But even paranoid melodramatic self-aggrandizers sniff out nefarious and tentacular plots from time to time.

If Letizia did know how to sniff out a media rat in her camp, it was undoubtedly due to her professional training as a journalist.

The most practical gift Real Housewives has given me, however, is the ability to sniff out a lie.

In fact, he did sniff out the killer in Dexter... and he liked it.

Those of us devoted to this stuff can sniff out when voters were paying attention and when they were just being lazy.

And yet the scoundrel is around trying to sniff out some shadow of a pretext for misusing her worse than he's already done.

That is to say, he knew how to sniff out the road to almost anything.

For what hound, what vulture hovering in the Alexandrian sky, could sniff out anything so far distant as Oea?


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sniff out, such as: ascertain, bring to light, drive out, get at, uncover, and unearth.

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