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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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discoverer

  • noun someone who is the first to think of or make something
    artificer; inventor.
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; finder.

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aspect

  • noun a distinct feature or element in a problem
    facet.
    • he studied every facet of the question
  • noun a characteristic to be considered

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find

  • noun a productive insight
    breakthrough; discovery.
  • noun the act of discovering something
    uncovering; discovery.

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tail

  • noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
  • noun the time of the last part of something
    fag end; tail end.
    • the fag end of this crisis-ridden century
    • the tail of the storm

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looking_at

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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finder

  • noun someone who comes upon something after searching
  • noun someone who is the first to observe something
    spotter; discoverer.

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groundling

  • noun in Elizabethan theater: a playgoer in the cheap standing section

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watching

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; observation.
  • verb look attentively
    watch.
    • watch a basketball game

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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facial

  • noun cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles
    nervus facialis; seventh cranial nerve; facial nerve.
  • noun care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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moviegoer

  • noun someone who goes to see movies
    motion-picture fan.

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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voyeur

  • noun a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
    Peeping Tom; peeper.

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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observance

  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observation; watching.
  • noun a formal event performed on a special occasion
    ceremony; ceremonial occasion; ceremonial.
    • a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor

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gawker

  • noun a spectator who stares stupidly without intelligent awareness

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picture

  • noun a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface
    image; ikon; icon.
    • they showed us the pictures of their wedding
    • a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them
  • noun graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
    painting.
    • a small painting by Picasso
    • he bought the painting as an investment
    • his pictures hang in the Louvre

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ogler

  • noun a viewer who gives a flirtatious or lewd look at another person

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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sight

  • noun an instance of visual perception
    • the sight of his wife brought him back to reality
    • the train was an unexpected sight
  • noun anything that is seen
    • he was a familiar sight on the television
    • they went to Paris to see the sights

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witness

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; informant.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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peek

  • noun a secret look
    peep.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    glance; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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gawk

  • noun an awkward stupid person
    clod; oaf; goon; lout; lump; lummox; stumblebum; lubber.
  • verb look with amazement; look stupidly
    goggle; gape; gawp.

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barrack

  • noun a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
  • verb lodge in barracks

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gloat

  • noun malicious satisfaction
    glee; gloating.
  • verb dwell on with satisfaction
    crow; triumph.

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peer

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    compeer; equal; match.
  • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

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peep

  • noun the short weak cry of a young bird
    cheep.
  • noun a secret look
    peek.

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starer

  • noun a viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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peeping_tom

  • noun a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
    peeper; voyeur.

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eyeball

  • noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
    orb.
  • verb look at
    eye.

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gape

  • noun an expression of openmouthed astonishment
  • noun a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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looker-on

  • noun someone who looks on
    onlooker.

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rubberneck

  • noun a tourist who is visiting sights of interest
    tripper; excursionist; sightseer.
  • noun a person who stares inquisitively
    rubbernecker.

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motion-picture_fan

  • noun someone who goes to see movies
    moviegoer.

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spy

  • noun (military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors
    undercover agent.
  • noun a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
    • my spies tell me that you had a good time last night

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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first-nighter

  • noun someone habitually a spectator at the openings of theatrical productions

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glance

  • noun a quick look
    coup d'oeil; glimpse.
  • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
    peek; glint.
    • She only glanced at the paper
    • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

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eyewitness

  • noun a spectator who can describe what happened
  • verb be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes

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seer

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; illusionist.
  • noun an observer who perceives visually
    • an incurable seer of movies

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stare

  • noun a fixed look with eyes open wide
  • verb look at with fixed eyes
    gaze.
    • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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snoop

  • noun a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others
    snooper.
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    sleuth; spy; stag.

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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panorama

  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; scene; aspect; view.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views
  • noun a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
    cyclorama; diorama.

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gaze

  • noun a long fixed look
    regard.
    • he fixed his paternal gaze on me
  • verb look at with fixed eyes
    stare.
    • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

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preview

  • noun an advertisement consisting of short scenes from a motion picture that will appear in the near future
    prevue; trailer.
  • noun a screening for a select audience in advance of release for the general public

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theatregoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    playgoer; theatergoer.

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theatergoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    playgoer; theatregoer.

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peeper

  • noun a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
    Peeping Tom; voyeur.
  • noun an informal term referring to the eye

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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playgoer

  • noun someone who attends the theater
    theatregoer; theatergoer.

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eyeshot

  • noun the range of the eye
    view.
    • they were soon out of view

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browser

  • noun a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
  • noun a program used to view HTML documents
    web browser.

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prospect

  • noun the possibility of future success
    chance.
    • his prospects as a writer are excellent
  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    outlook; expectation.

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sleuth

  • noun a detective who follows a trail
    sleuthhound.
  • verb watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    spy; snoop; stag.

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spotter

  • noun a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots
  • noun a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

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viewer

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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watcher

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; spectator.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a guard who keeps watch
    security guard; watchman.

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snooper

  • noun a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others
    snoop.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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motion

  • noun the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals
    gesture.
  • noun a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
    movement.

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vista

  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; panorama; scene; aspect; view.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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leer

  • noun a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls
    sneer.
  • noun a suggestive or sneering look or grin

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glint

  • noun a momentary flash of light
    spark; flicker.
  • noun a spatially localized brightness

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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cheer

  • noun a cry or shout of approval
  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    sunshine; cheerfulness; sunniness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

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facial_expression

  • noun a gesture executed with the facial muscles
    facial gesture.
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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surf

  • noun waves breaking on the shore
    breaker; breakers.
  • verb ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
    surfboard.
    • Californians love to surf

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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stag

  • noun a male deer, especially an adult male red deer
    hart.
  • noun adult male deer

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vigil

  • noun a period of sleeplessness
  • noun the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
    watch.

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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looker

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish.

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shadower

  • noun a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
    tail; shadow.

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spectator

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star
  • noun a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
    spectator pump.

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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