Suslik to Sustenance

(Sus"lik) n. [Russ. súslik'.] (Zoöl.) A ground squirrel (Spermophilus citillus) of Europe and Asia. It has large cheek pouches. [Written also souslik.]

(Sus*pect") a. [L. suspectus, p. p. of suspicere to look up, admire, esteem, to look at secretly or askance, to mistrust; sub under + specere to look: cf. F. suspect suspected, suspicious. See Spy, and cf. Suspicion.]

1. Suspicious; inspiring distrust. [Obs.]

Suspect [was] his face, suspect his word also.

2. Suspected; distrusted. [Obs.]

What I can do or offer is suspect.

(Sus*pect"), n. [LL. suspectus. See Suspect, a.]

1. Suspicion. [Obs.] Chaucer.

So with suspect, with fear and grief, dismayed.

2. One who, or that which, is suspected; an object of suspicion; — formerly applied to persons and things; now, only to persons suspected of crime. Bacon.

(Sus*pect"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suspected; p. pr. & vb. n. Suspecting.]

1. To imagine to exist; to have a slight or vague opinion of the existence of, without proof, and often upon weak evidence or no evidence; to mistrust; to surmise; — commonly used regarding something unfavorable, hurtful, or wrong; as, to suspect the presence of disease.

Nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little; and therefore men should remedy suspicion by procuring to know more.

From her hand I could suspect no ill.

2. To imagine to be guilty, upon slight evidence, or without proof; as, to suspect one of equivocation.

3. To hold to be uncertain; to doubt; to mistrust; to distruct; as, to suspect the truth of a story. Addison.

4. To look up to; to respect. [Obs.]

Syn. — To mistrust; distrust; surmise; doubt.

(Sus*pect"), v. i. To imagine guilt; to have a suspicion or suspicions; to be suspicious.

If I suspect without cause, why then make sport at me.

(Sus*pect"a*ble) a. That may be suspected.

(Sus*pect"ed), a. Distrusted; doubted.Sus*pect"ed*ly, adv.Sus*pect"ed*ness, n.

(Sus*pect"er) n. One who suspects.

(Sus*pect"ful) a. Apt to suspect or mistrust; full of suspicion; suspicious; as, to be suspectful of the motives of others. Milton.Sus*pect"ful*ness, n.

(Sus*pec"tion) n. Suspicion. [Obs.]

  By PanEris using Melati.

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