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spying

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of spying

  1. the secret gathering of information on others traditionally, anyone caught engaging in spying during wartime was shot or hanged Synonyms espionageRelated Words counterespionage, counterintelligence, intelligence; cloak-and-dagger; tradecraft; observation, reconnaissance, surveillance; bugging, eavesdropping, wiretapping; dope, goods, lowdown



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