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gumshoe

(ˈgəmˈʃu)
n. a policeman or a detective. (Underworld. Also a term of address. So named for wearing silent, gum-rubber soles.) Has that gumshoe been around asking questions again?
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Gumshoe [R] is a way to do both; help the environment and help homeowners protect their most important investment.
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The nation's number-one gumshoe seems to have missed an important clue.
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When the Keller Williams NYC agent spotted a Chelsea apartment sitting empty, she put her best gumshoe skills to work.
It's the 1970s, and with the era of peace and love fast receding into the rear-view mirror, we meet permanentlystoned gumshoe Doc (Joaquin Phoenix).
LIAM Neeson, pictured, is a cynical gumshoe tasked with finding a kidnapped woman in this enjoy ably nasty thriller, adapted from Lawrence Block's book.
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The key elements of a gumshoe mystery combine with exciting historical details to build this fast-faced narrative.
He is gumshoe Harry Angel on the trail of a missing musician.
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