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adjective as in watched

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Silveti and his team of spies would need to hijack the truck carrying the spacecraft on the evening it left the exhibition.

During his short tenure, Pack has generated controversy by removing veteran managers, accusing VOA of harboring foreign spies and seeking to influence VOA’s news coverage, despite regulations barring political appointees from doing so.

While, yes, the phone could in theory double as a spy camera, the normal human hand is normally too shaky to actually take great photos.

In this view, critical journalists and bloggers are potential terrorists, extremists or spies, and civic activists and nongovernment organizations may be labeled foreign agents.

A mission yesterday with a U-2 spy plane out of California saw an onboard AI system working together with a pilot.

And of course, he was even spied on by the NSA under Project MINARET.

This is an agency that spied on the very committee investigating it and whose current director is an admitted liar.

Biographer Jane Ridley has written of Edward VII, “He spied on Bertie, he whipped him, he treated him as a patient.”

For its part, the East German government spied on him and monitored his scripts.

The latest Snowden leak is big news, but old news: civil-rights leaders spied on because of who they are.

Just across the alley from this point, Black Hood spied a wood telephone pole.

The kindness with which Madame Roland was treated was soon spied out by those in power.

Walking through the orchard one day after a hard wind-storm, she spied several large red apples lying in the soft sand.

Right near the bay window, in the thick lilac tree, Marmaduke spied Red Robin's nest.

Daffyd had heard that we were to cross from Tenby, having had all the doings of Owen spied upon since the winter.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spied, such as: followed, bugged, eyeballed, marked, noted, and noticed.

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