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Synonyms for sherlock
ˈʃɜr lɒksher·lock

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. private detective, PI, private eye, private investigator, operative, shamus, sherlocknoun

    someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

    Synonyms:
    private investigator, private detective, intelligence officer, private eye, intelligence agent, shamus, protease inhibitor, operative, secret agent, principal investigator

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  1. Frederick Buechner:

    It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.

  2. Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes:

    And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents.

  3. Eric Schiffer:

    Fiorina used Sherlock Holmes-like tech marketing research at HP, this ear-to-the-ground excising of consumer talking points helps connect her with voters by feeding them what they want, but her reputation as CEO was a disaster – and this will shove her over the Republican plank.

  4. Kroum Batchvarov:

    We the archaeologists are in the role of Sherlock Holmes, we're gathering the clues, and the more accurately we gather them and the relationship between the clues, the more probable it is for us to reverse-engineer what happened.

  5. Sara Saracino:

    Similar to Sherlock Holmes tracking down a criminal gang from their missteps, we are looking at every single star in this cluster with a magnifying glass in one hand trying to find some evidence for the presence of black holes but without seeing them directly.

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