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synonyms for suspicious
- in doubt
- not born yesterday on the lookout
- without belief
- without faith
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How to use suspicious in a sentence
In general, Frawley is suspicious of ideas that seem good but may be more complex in reality.
Finma doesn’t have the power to fine a bank, but it can demand repayment of profits deemed illicit or otherwise suspicious.Swiss regulators extend probe into spying at Credit Suisse | kdunn6 | September 2, 2020 | Fortune
Indeed, I suspect there are some people who would be rightfully suspicious of changing their thinking to being habitually scientific.How Pseudoscientists Get Away With It - Facts So Romantic | Stuart Firestein | August 28, 2020 | Nautilus
People are suspicious and don’t trust advertising, thinking that ads may lead to fraud or that advertisers act only to their own benefit and that the consumers will get no value out these promotional banners sitting around the content they visit.Five great display and video advertising tactics to increase relevance and revenue in a cookie-less world | Anastasia-Yvoni Spiliopoulou | August 24, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
This suggests the USPIS may have learned of the fraud as a result of suspicious bank transfers.5 crazy details from the case against Steve Bannon—including ‘a boat named Warfighter’ | Jeff | August 20, 2020 | Fortune
They apparently took that as a sign of suspicious activity, even though that can be a hallmark of people on the autism spectrum.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls | Emily Shire | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Onscreen, Teller is a bit like a young Vince Vaughn—gregarious, charming, and a tad suspicious.Miles Teller’s Movie Star Moment: From the Brink of Death to ‘Whiplash’ | Marlow Stern | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Black people, especially young black men, are regarded as suspicious, threatening and potentially dangerous.
With this track record, how could the American people be anything other than suspicious of war?
Over dinner, an elderly waitress at a nearby restaurant thought the timing of the attack was suspicious.
It is a vile world because it is an under-educated world, unreasonable, suspicious, base and ferocious.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Why did he not exercise more precaution when investigating anything so suspicious as a concealed fire?Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
"I ask no promise from you," continued the excited and suspicious man, writhing under a sense of his helplessness.
And here he might have stopped with safety; but his roused, suspicious, sensitive nature, would not suffer him.
James Otis recovered from a temporary fit of insanity only to grow strangely suspicious of Samuel Adams.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
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