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.Chaucer.
2. Suspected; distrusted. [Obs.]
What I can do or offer is suspect.Milton.
(Sus*pect"), n. [LL. suspectus. See Suspect, a.]
1. Suspicion. [Obs.] Chaucer.
So with suspect, with fear and grief, dismayed.Fairfax.
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.Bacon.
From her hand I could suspect no ill.Milton.
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.Shak.
(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.]