Part of speech:
Something, such as a pamphlet, that offers basic information or instruction:
A person, as a member of a labor union on strike, stationed outside a factory, store, or public building, often carrying a sign, to demonstrate opposition to certain views or practices, keep strikebreakers from entering, or dissuade people from buying
A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
The duty of a sentry; watch.
A person employed by a company, as in industry or commerce, to discover the business secrets of another company
One who opens up new areas of thought, research, or development:
The act of moving about an area especially by an authorized and trained person or group, for purposes of observation, inspection, or security.
The definition of survey is to carefully review, make a detailed report of, or measure a piece of land to find out its boundaries.
To show contempt or disdain in refusing or rejecting
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
To show or express derision or scorn:
To ridicule is to make fun of someone.
To watch attentively:
To search into so as to learn the facts; inquire into systematically
To mock or scoff at; show scorn or contempt for
To search carefully, systematically, or scientifically for oil, minerals, treasure, etc.
To regard or treat with haughty contempt:
The definition of despise is to strongly dislike, or to treat with scorn.
To view with contempt; despise.
To reproach, tease, taunt, etc., esp. by reminding of a fault or mistake
To imitate or mimic, as in fun or derision; burlesque
To feel a triumphant or exultant sense of well-being:
To make fun of (a person or thing) in a rude, sarcastic manner; mock; taunt; scoff (at)
Gibe is defined as to jeer or make fun of.
To explore (a wound, etc.) with a probe
To carry out an examination or investigation
To learn or discover by careful research or investigation:
To undertake an activity or occupation undeterred by difficulty or uncertainty:
A person detailed to watch; sentry
The definition of an explorer is a person who travels and investigates little known places.
Precursor is defined as something that led to the creation of something similar but new.
The body of troops manning such a post.
A desired goal:
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To ignore; neglect
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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