spying 1 of 2

as in espionage
the secret gathering of information on others traditionally, anyone caught engaging in spying during wartime was shot or hanged

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2 of 2


present participle of spy

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“Spying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spying. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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