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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was embroiled in multiple military offensives during the 1960s, The Spook Who Sat by the Door remained unpublished for a number of years.
Spook Rock will draw you in and mesmerize even the most stubborn of non-believers.
Unnoticed for about 15 minutes, Dandy had sidled out of the main horse corral and across another to the corner pen where Spook stood, his head buried blissfully in a hayring.
Perhaps "Blimey, dad, thank God I didn't blow your head off !" Elsewhere, new chief Spook is the glamorous Erin Watts (Lara Pulver), who turns out to be a single mum whose own mum looks after her daughter while she's busy spooking, and Calum Reed (Geoffrey Streatfeild) is a new, arrogant and annoying junior case officer.
Similarly, Field Editor Bill Winke has interviewed several biologists on this topic, and they all said human urine won't spook deer.
As each instalment is published, the books invest in more dramatic events, though like book four, The Spook's Mistake has an enhanced dread of menace about it which lurks with sinister intent over your shoulder.
Thomas is the seventh son of the seventh son following his destiny: Apprentice to the local Spook charged with seeking out those committing dark and deadly deeds.
Spook Hunters' operator Dave Eaves is unrepentant though, and has evoked the spirit of his youth as evidence.
The measured pace, the characters, the dilemmas, are much the same as they have been from book one, with the Spook getting ever older.
The Super Spook XT is the strongest, most-durable walk-the-dog topwater ever produced, says Heddon Lures.
WARSTONE LANE CEMETERY SPOOK RATING: 4 THIS former burial ground in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter is known for its catacombs and there have been several tales of supernatural activity.
With titles such as The Spook's Curse, The Spook's Sacrifice and The Spook's Nightmare, the rights have recently been snapped up for a real-life movie with a big budget and A-list stars.
The County is at war and the Spook's apprentice, Tom Ward; his master; and Alice return home from Greece to find the Spook's home--and his priceless library--burned to the ground.
Equally, none of the male evil-doers have come close to Connie James, a doublecrossing spook who looked like Miss Marple then slit a colleague's throat with a garrotte wire pulled from her bra.
His latest novel, The Spook's Mistake, is the fifth in the series.