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Synonyms for spook



Synonyms for spook

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

Synonyms for spook

someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

a mental representation of some haunting experience

frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action

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was embroiled in multiple military offensives during the 1960s, The Spook Who Sat by the Door remained unpublished for a number of years.
But it's Harry and his potential for special relationships and affairs of the heart which will be mostly exercising the minds of many long-term Spooks fans.
Similarly, Field Editor Bill Winke has interviewed several biologists on this topic, and they all said human urine won't spook deer.
Mostly they're annoyed that the influence of TV show Spooks is putting fearty females off, due to its habit of regularly bumping them off in the most gruesome manner.
Spook director Lesley Maby said they would not sell Kong but he could return to Birmingham if the city council offered her firm a markets pitch.
Phil Travers, from The Establishment, said: "We are working closely with Spook Hunters because there is a lot of history to the building and the medieval Cathedral Quarter.
It was course director Jane Grice who came up with the idea for the project after becoming a fan of Delaney's series of books, which tell the tales of The Spook and his apprentice Tom.
But he is writing his series which began with the publica-tion of The Spook's Apprentice - a lad apprenticed to a Spook, an exorcist - and learning to deal with ghosts, witches and boggarts.
Still, Thomas is a likeable and resourceful fellow, and learns much about himself as well as about the Spook and other unlikely creatures.
The Silent Movie Theatre presents the Silent Spook-a-thon, featuring Harold Lloyd in ``Haunted Spooks,'' Buster Keaton in ``The Haunted House,'' Laurel & Hardy in ``Habeus Corpus,'' Our Gang in ``Spook Spoofing'' and Felix in ``Sure Lucked Holmes,'' 8 p.
The spook, who married a Brit and lived in London from 2001-6, was thrown out of New York in 2010 when her cover was blown and she was exposed as a sleeper agent.
So just think about it, if you live next door to a police officer who always works in plain clothes he or she may be the real James Bond or Spook.
Their mission here is to learn more about the brutal murder of Spook, a seemingly harmless though haunted homeless man.