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suspect

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giving good reason for being doubted, questioned, or challenged

  • since she was carrying no cash or credit cards, her claim to the storeʼs detectives that she had intended to pay for the items was suspect
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suspect

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1 to form an opinion from little or no evidence

  • we suspected that the runaway was a little younger than the 16 she claimed to be—more like 13
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2 to have no trust or confidence in

  • I suspected him from the moment he said he was an old friend of my sisterʼs, since I probably would have heard about him
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