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Smell out   /smɛl aʊt/   Listen
Smell out

verb
1.
Recognize or detect by or as if by smelling.  Synonyms: nose out, scent out, sniff out.
2.
Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively.  Synonyms: sense, smell.  "I smell trouble" , "Smell out corruption"






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"Smell out" Quotes from Famous Books



... Plaats were too surely his creatures to betray Bough Van Busch. "Let the dogs smell around the place," he thought, when by the sounds that reached him in his hiding-place he knew the Advance had halted. "They'll tire of the game before they smell out me!" ...
— The Dop Doctor • Clotilde Inez Mary Graves



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