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spook

Informal
1. US and Canadian a spy
2. South African any pale or colourless alcoholic spirit
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The weekly instalments of blood, bombs, beatings, and life and death decisions might make good drama but the real spooks insist the job is a lot more law-abiding and boring.
Dave Eaves, owner of Spook Hunters and spiritualist medium of 13 years, said: "The award proves we have investigated the stories and confirm there is evidence for paranormal activity.
Most of the undercover work shown in Spooks as being undertaken by their team at MI5 is in reality done by police officers.
Their mission here is to learn more about the brutal murder of Spook, a seemingly harmless though haunted homeless man.
The board heard objections to the renewal of the licence to English operators, Spook Erections, from police, Customs and trading standards officers.
The spook, who married a Brit and lived in London between 2001 and 2006, was thrown out of New York in 2010 when her cover was blown and she was exposed as a sleeper agent.
Lucas North (Richard Armitage) is now the top spook out in the field - and, therefore, the odds-on favourite to be killed off at the end of this new run.
Henry was a plain leopard who liked to sneak and spook his friends Zebra and Giraffe, who also were still plain themselves, on the plains.
Following the death of the man under whom he had apprenticed, Tom Ward is now a full-fledged Spook, charged with protecting his town of Chipenden from ghosts, ghasts, boggarts, and witches.
Tom Ward is coming to terms with being a Spook following the death of his master.
The brainchild of theatre company, BRICK Wall Ensemble, The SpooK Shop is inviting children and their parents - if they're not too scared - to visit the interactive Halloween experience from today.