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sluθsleuth

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  1. sleuth, sleuthhoundverb

    a detective who follows a trail

    Synonyms:
    bloodhound, sleuthhound

  2. spy, stag, snoop, sleuthverb

    watch, observe, or inquire secretly

    Synonyms:
    snoop, give away, shit, stag, sight, shop, betray, espy, rat, spy, snitch, denounce, tell on, grass, spot, descry

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How to use sleuth in a sentence?

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    “As a sleuth you are poor. You couldn’t detect a bass-drum in a telephone-booth.”

  2. The New Yorker:

    Kelly had proved to be an indefatigable sleuth, and he played a key role in forcing the Iraqi government to admit that it had a biological weapons program.


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