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scout

noun

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a member of the human race
  • you're a good scout

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scout

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of scout (Entry 2 of 2)

to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter
  • the actor's attempt to rationalize his racist comments were roundly scouted by the media

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“Scout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scout. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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