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suspect, defendant
n. a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused
suspect
n. someone who is under suspicion
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suspect, mistrust, distrust
v. regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
believe guilty, believe culpable, suspect
v. hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
imagine to be the case, imagine to be true, think probable, suspect
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
surmise, suspect
v. imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"
suspect, distrust, doubt
v. suspect to be false
suspect
v. hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
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suspicious, suspect, shady, funny, fishy
adj. not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
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presume
v. take liberties or act with too much confidence
theorize
v. form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day"
infer, guess
v. guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
take exception, challenge
v. raise a formal objection in a court of law
gainsay, dispute, challenge
v. take exception to; "She challenged his claims"
say, suppose
v. express a supposition; "Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"
guesstimate
v. estimate based on a calculation
speculate
v. talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion; "We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal"
waver, quaver
v. give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
try, adjudicate, judge
v. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
dishonorable, dishonest
adj. deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
unlikely, improbable
adj. not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred; "legislation on the question is highly unlikely"; "an improbable event"
disreputable
adj. lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance
sneak, surreptitious, stealthy, sneaky, furtive
adj. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"
untrusty, untrustworthy
adj. not worthy of trust or belief; "an untrustworthy person"
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so-called, alleged, supposed
adj. doubtful or suspect; "these so-called experts are no help"
Apocryphal
adj. of or belonging to the Apocrypha
questioned, challenged, disputed
adj. subject to disagreement and debate
problematical, problematic, debatable
adj. open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"
dubitable, in question, dubious, doubtful
adj. open to doubt or suspicion; "the candidate's doubtful past"; "he has a dubious record indeed"; "what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false"; "it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen Horney
impugnable
adj. subject to being discredited
soi-disant, self-styled
adj. as claimed by and for yourself often without justification; "the self-styled `doctor' has no degree of any kind"
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complainant, plaintiff
n. a person who brings an action in a court of law
know, recognise, recognize, acknowledge
v. accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
bank, rely, swear, trust
v. have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
bank, rely, swear, trust
v. have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
confide
v. reveal in private; tell confidentially
suspect
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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