suspect


suspect
01. No one will [suspect] she killed her husband; they all think she is so sweet.
02. Oscar Wilde once remarked that the old believe everything, the middle-aged [suspect] everything, and the young know everything.
03. The police became [suspicious] when they noticed a nervous-looking man waiting outside the bank.
04. The defendant was reported to have been acting [suspiciously] on the night the victim was found murdered in his bed.
05. My colleagues at work have always regarded me with a certain amount of [suspicion] because the boss is my uncle.
06. Jason is out of the office at the moment. I [suspect] he might be visiting a client.
07. I became a little [suspicious] when I noticed some guy trying to see in my car window.
08. Studies in the U.S. show that black [suspects] are more likely to be arrested than whites.
09. He is the prime [suspect] in the murder of his wife.
10. There is a Spanish proverb which observes that he is always right who [suspects] that he makes mistakes.
11. There is a French proverb which states that it is more disgraceful to [suspect] our friends than to be deceived by them.
12. There is a Yoruban proverb which observes that people who gossip always [suspect] that others are talking about them.
13. At one time in Scotland, witches were [suspected] of taking the form of red butterflies.
14. Queen Elizabeth I of England, using a diamond, scratched the following message on her prison window: "Much [suspected] of me, nothing proved can be."
15. The police have no [suspects] as of yet in the murder case.
16. If criminal activity is [suspected] in regards to a bank account in Switzerland, the bank's respect for the secrecy of the client can be dismissed.
17. Following the Gulf War, observers say that it was difficult to restore law and order in Kuwait because so many Kuwaitis had become [suspicious] of each other.

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