Part of speech:
An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
To watch or be present without participating actively:
One who gathers information
*A Girl Scout
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
An exploring or being explored
To ignore or disregard (a rule or convention, for example) in an open or defiant way:
*A Girl Scout
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.
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 view with contempt; despise.
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To conduct a statistical survey on:
To attend to dangers to or regarding.
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.
Any of several North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having blue plumage and usually a rust-colored breast in the male.
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
An objective; goal
To ignore deliberately or indulgently; disregard:
(Intransitive) To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat.
To watch or observe closely and secretly, usually with unfriendly purpose
To consider or reject (doing something) as beneath one's dignity:
To say in a derisive manner:
To have respect for.
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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