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suspecting

adjective

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suspecting

verb
present participle of suspect

Synonyms & Antonyms of suspecting (Entry 2 of 2)

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 sister's, since I probably would have heard about him

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