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spy [1].


Pronunciation: \'sp[macron over i]\




1 : to watch secretly <Agents spied on the enemy.>

2 : to catch sight of : see They spied land from their ship. <He circled the city once, looking for a music store. Suddenly he spied one. E. B. White, The Trumpet of the Swan>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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