spy

Part of speech: verb

To see by looking carefully or secretly; discover; discern.

Part of speech: verb

To act as a spy; investigate; pry.

Part of speech: noun

One who enters an enemy's lines covertly to get information.

Part of speech: noun

One who watches others secretly.

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Usage examples "spy":

  1. Brigit was in suspense about the two men who had so strangely and secretly worked with their spy, Bedr, and whom she expected to meet again later. - "It Happened in Egypt", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
  2. So you have been the spy who has reported my every doing and my every secret council to Tubain! - "Giants on the Earth", Sterner St. Paul Meek.
  3. " That spy-" " Chief, are you sure?" - "Brain Twister", Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer.