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suspect

A person identified as possibly having an interest in buying, but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest. Contrast with a prospect, who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.

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Belligerent, fretful and above all suspicious (her suspiciousness is indirectly responsible for the accident that lands Pero in the hospital) the film nonetheless implies that this clearly neurotic woman has a positive influence upon her two unruly and rebellious boys, whose behavior is considerably modified after she takes custody of them.
3) The suspiciousness of Aristomenes' desire to depart early, and alone, from the inn, after the death of Socrates, is pointedly remarked on by the sleepy innkeeper (1.
Some common symptoms after a critical incident include fear, confusion, memory problems, suspiciousness, dizziness, a shortened attention span, as well as a host of other reactions.
Traits such as suspiciousness of others and lack of empathy markedly contributed to violence in young adults in the general population who were tracked for 8 years in upstate New York, Johnson and his coworkers report in the September AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY.
This repression increased during the seventeenth century and involved mounting suspiciousness of female vulnerability to demonic possession.
The skepticism that most western medical personnel hold for CAM interventions is based on a lack of knowledge and a suspiciousness about unproven treatments.
Men are more wary than women, those between the ages of 20 and 44 have the greatest suspiciousness, and more than half of those living in the Midlands (60 per cent) feel ripped off, compared with 38 per cent in Scotland.
His anger and suspiciousness were of Shakespearean proportions.
He informs the reader that in several states, the link between blackness and suspiciousness was institutionalized by "empowering all whites to demand proof" of a black person's status as a slave or a free person.
Fear of crime drove people into suspiciousness, isolation, and gated communities, and it fueled racial tension.
and/or cynical attitudes that fuel suspiciousness, impatience and intolerance of individual differences.
23) Bruce reasonably suggests that James's "suspicious mind" projected the gloss as casting aspersions "upon the memory of his own mother," though clearly James's suspiciousness may have led him to imagine in it subversive reflections on the legitimacy of his own rule.