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 Meanings and Examples of SUSPICIOUS
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suspicious
 a.  openly distrustful and unwilling to confide; questionable
Classic Sentence: (71 in 5 pages)
1  fears neither suspicious roads nor dangerous encounters, nor night.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
2  The one who marched at their head struck him as decidedly suspicious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—THE ZIGZAGS OF STRATEGY
3  For them everything is hostile and suspicious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
4  A beginning of mystery menaced "the established order of things," which was suspicious and underhand.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
5  The passers-by stared at him in surprise, and some of them thought his attire suspicious and his mien sinister.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—POVERTY A GOOD NEIGHBOR FOR MISERY
6  From this secret conflict, always muzzled, but always growling, was born armed peace, that ruinous expedient of civilization which in the harness of the European cabinets is suspicious in itself.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
7  Other deeds, more audacious still, were suspicious in the eyes of the people by reason of their very audacity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
8  Henceforth, it is apt at all roles, it is made suspicious by the counterfeiter, covered with verdigris by the forger, blacked by the soot of the incendiary; and the murderer applies its rouge.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
9  Evening came, the theatres did not open; the patrols circulated with an air of irritation; passers-by were searched; suspicious persons were arrested.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V—ORIGINALITY OF PARIS
10  But, in spite of all the processes of disinfection, it exhales, a vague, suspicious odor like Tartuffe after confession.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER V—PRESENT PROGRESS
11  Thenardier was haggard, fierce, suspicious, rather menacing, yet amicable.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
12  This softness was suspicious; it hinted at furtive goings and comings, silent entrances and exits of nocturnal men, and the wolf-like tread of crime.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
13  In truth, this laughter is suspicious.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
14  Let each of us wait at a gate of the palace with three Musketeers behind him; if we see a close carriage, at all suspicious in appearance, come out, let us fall upon it.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 39 A VISION
15  His conduct toward Milady bore a strong resemblance to treachery, and he was very suspicious of the political relations which existed between that woman and the cardinal.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 39 A VISION
Example Sentence:
1  Detectives are appealing for witnesses who may have seen anything suspicious.
2  If you see anything suspicious you should notify the police immediately.
3  I think they're starting to get suspicious.
4  I wasn't going to demean myself by acting like a suspicious wife.
5  He warned the public to be vigilant and report anything suspicious.
6  Older people tend to be quite conservative and a bit suspicious of any supposed advances.
7  I'm a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
8  For all the current goodwill on display in Aceh, Indonesian and rebel soldiers are still deeply suspicious of one another.
9  We want to lug this h-yer money up stairs and count it before everybody -- then ther' ain't noth'n suspicious.
10  The tan-coloured dog looks suspiciously like an American pit bull terrier.
11  People should not hesitate to contact the police if they've noticed anyone acting suspiciously.
12  The customs officer inspected my passport suspiciously.