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hawkshaw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of HAWKSHAW

a person not on the police force who investigates criminal or illicit activity or searches for missing persons <the firm hired a hawkshaw to find out who was fencing stock from their warehouse>
Related Words shadow, tail, tracer, tracker; fed, Federal, G-man, narc (or nark) [slang], plainclothesman

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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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