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noun as in espial

noun as in locating

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Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.

And, thanks to a transparent hull, exploring the deep and spotting rare marine life is practically a cinch.

A guy wearing pink appeared to be spotting her, but I was worried that he could have gotten impaled by those Stiletto heels.

That would also keep the prisoners from spotting any possible weaknesses in security.

Smaller issues that result from IUDs mirror those of other contraceptives, such as menstrual cramps, spotting, or infection.

Their gunnery won't run to it—was never meant to run to it—and with five going aeroplanes we can't do the spotting.

Enroute to the airplane spotting station, the cab neither met nor passed any vehicle.

A very light plane, intended for artillery-spotting, took off from the nearest airfield to Boulder Lake.

Gradually, these guns all try out their range with the aeroplanes spotting the fall of their shells.

If by "spotting" you mean—was I aware of the existence of a very exuberant young person, with a most distressing American accent?


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spotting, such as: null, denoting, designating, disclosing, displaying, and evidencing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.