suspicion


suspicion
n.
suspecting
mistrust

1) to arouse, cause, create, evoke, sow, stir (a) suspicion

2) to entertain, harbor, have a suspicion

3) to confirm a suspicion

4) to cast suspicion on

5) to allay, dispel suspicion

6) a groundless, unfounded suspicion

7) a lingering, lurking; slight, sneaking; strong; vague suspicion

8) a suspicion about, of (there was some suspicion about her motives)

9) suspicion falls on smb.

10) a suspicion that + clause (these events confirmed my strong suspicion that he is guilty)

11) above suspicion ('not suspected')

12) on suspicion of (arrested on suspicion of murder)

13) under suspicion ('suspected')

14) (misc.) a cloud of suspicion

slight trace

15) a suspicion of (not even the slightest suspicion of scandal)

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[sə'spɪ(ə)n]
create
dispel suspicion
evoke
harbor
have a suspicion
lurking
sneaking
sow
stir (a) suspicion
strong
vague suspicion
of (there was some suspicion about her motives)
(misc.) a cloud of suspicion
['suspecting'] ['mistrust'] to arouse. cause
a groundless. unfounded suspicion
a lingering
a suspicion about
to allay
to cast suspicion on
to confirm a suspicion
to entertain
suspicion falls on smb.
above suspicion ('not suspected')
under suspicion ('suspected')
on suspicion of (arrested on suspicion of murder)
['slight trace'] a suspicion of (not even the slightest suspicion of scandal)
a suspicion that + clause (these events confirmed my strong suspicion that he is guilty)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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