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suspicious

adjective
 
 
/səˈspɪʃəs/
WRONG/BAD B2 making you feel that something is wrong or that something bad or illegal is happening: suspicious behaviour/circumstances I called airport security after noticing a suspicious package.Strange, suspicious and unnaturalSuspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
NOT TRUST B2 not trusting someone: Many of them remain suspicious of journalists.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
suspiciously adverb B2 She's been acting very suspiciously lately.
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