Part of speech:
One who gathers information
An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
To watch or be present without participating actively:
A detachment of troops stationed at a distance from a main force to guard against surprise attacks.
A detachment of troops sent ahead of a main force to reconnoiter and provide protection.
A substance that precedes and is the source of another substance
*A Girl Scout
Any of several North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having blue plumage and usually a rust-colored breast in the male.
*A Girl Scout
An exploring or being explored
To ignore or disregard (a rule or convention, for example) in an open or defiant way:
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To conduct a statistical survey on:
To ignore deliberately or indulgently; disregard:
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
To research or make inquiries into something:
To find out, as by careful study or investigation; unearth
To ask questions about (something); investigate or analyze:
To probe is to explore or investigate something.
To look down on with contempt and scorn
To laugh at, speak of, or write about dismissively or contemptuously.
To jeer or taunt; scoff (at)
To make fun or make fun of
a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
(Uncountable) Sentry duty; time spent being a sentry.
A person or thing that spots
(Military) Soldiers or troops placed on a line forward of a position to warn against an enemy advance. It can also refer to any unit (for example, an aircraft or ship) performing a similar function.
One of a group of paratroopers who land ahead of a main force in order to mark the drop zone.
A person whose work is seeking out persons of superior ability in a certain field, as in the theater
An implement or a tool used for exploring; a probe.
An objective; goal
The definition of a pioneer is the first person or people to do something, such as explore new territory, test a theory or create a product.
(Intransitive) To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat.
To make a preliminary examination of (an area or a group, for example), usually by moving around and observing, in order to gather information, especially for military purposes:
To watch or observe closely and secretly, usually with unfriendly purpose
To view with contempt; despise.
To consider or reject (doing something) as beneath one's dignity:
To say in a derisive manner:
To have respect for.
One who keeps watch.
(Nautical) A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
The definition of a guide is someone or something that instructs others or shows others the way.
Somebody who controls or manages (e.g. a system).
To make the object of scornful laughter; make fun of; deride
To be playful in speech and actions; joke
Laugh is defined as to express amusement with vocal sounds and facial movements.
To imitate in fun or derision:
To quiz is defined as to test knowledge.
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