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Noun
A person thought to be guilty of a crime or offense
“If it is desired to remand the suspect in custody for a further period, a court order must be obtained.”
Noun
A person who is dishonest or a criminal
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Verb
To consider to be or form a supposition about
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“What the prognosis for continued retention of this tooth may be, I do not profess to know, but I suspect it may be good.”
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To accuse or believe (someone) to be guilty
“He said that he did not suspect Taylor, but suggested that Kelly may have been responsible for the presence of the drugs.”
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To doubt the genuineness or truth of
“There is room to suspect his honesty, and even to charge him with duplicity.”
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To expect or foresee the future occurrence of something
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To exercise or express disbelief or doubt
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To expectantly want something to happen
Adjective
Not to be trusted or relied upon
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“The software can flag the suspect data without flagging the legitimate data.”
Adjective
(of an argument or statement) Not seeming reasonable or probable
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Said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality
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Unstable, not securely built
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Odd or peculiar in manner or character
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Not considered to be respectable in character or appearance
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Being tested
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In the nature of a conjecture, or based on a conjecture
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Predisposed to be skeptical of claims
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Adjective
Causing difficulty, problems or trouble
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