SUSPICION in a Sentence

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suspicion
 n.  mistrust; act of suspecting something, especially something wrong, on little evidence or without proof
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Scarlett shot a look of sharp suspicion at her, but Mammy's broad face carried only a look of innocence and of regret that Scarlett was not the lady Melanie Hamilton was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  She had a shrewd suspicion that the reason he had so much money left over was that he had not bought the fowls or most of the food.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  They kept the negroes stirred up with tales of cruelty perpetrated by the whites and, in a section long famed for the affectionate relations between slaves and slave owners, hate and suspicion began to grow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  As if by magic, the door of the parlor opened and the wide black face of Mammy appeared, ardent curiosity and deepest suspicion evident in every wrinkle.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  Mammy was torn between indignation at the very idea of her two hundred pounds scooting anywhere, much less to the attic, and the dawning of a horrid suspicion.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  "Yas'm," said Mammy softly, capitulating with a suddenness which aroused all the suspicion in Scarlett's mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Ashley looked at Will quickly and then looked away, saying nothing but wondering if Will had the same awful suspicion which was haunting him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  Mammy's quick old eyes sought hers with suspicion and question but her curiosity went unsatisfied.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  So the tumult of gossip, surmise and deep suspicion which followed the announcement of his quiet wedding to Scarlett was not surprising.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  Behind them came the Yankee captain, his face a study of mingled suspicion and amusement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Something in the last low interchange of words made a new fear and suspicion rise up in Scarlett's breast like a chill ever-swelling bubble.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  The bubble of suspicion in her breast was swelling larger now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
13  Mammy had hunted for it, just before the funeral when the pallbearers wanted a drink, and already the air in the kitchen was electric with suspicion between Mammy, Cookie and Peter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
14  Scarlett had a suspicion that Rhett had gone to great pains to have the ring made up and, for pure meanness, had ordered it made as ostentatious as possible.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
15  She learned that his compliments were always two edged and his tenderest expressions open to suspicion.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
2  Politeness is not always the sign of wisdom, but the want of it always leaves room for the suspicion of folly.
3  The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end.
4  I have a suspicion that the local authority may be planning to close the school.
5  There was a suspicion that this runner attempted to avoid the procedures for dope testing.
6  They drove away slowly to avoid arousing suspicion.
7  I have a sneaking suspicion that she's not telling the truth.
8  I regard his behavior with suspicion.
9  Scotland Yard had assured him he was not under suspicion.
10  There is strong suspicion on both sides that information is being withheld.
11  Nobody is safe from suspicion at the moment.
12  Boys were an immediate object of suspicion to her.
13  Previous efforts at establishing a framework for joint action foundered on the rocks of lingering suspicion and genuine differences over issues like the crisis in the Balkans.
14  She had a suspicion - something not even really strong enough to call a hunch - that he didn't came at all and friends covered the truth from her.
15  My main suspicion is that it's the weather changing - specifically the higher pressure.