Informant and Mole


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Informant noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Mole and informant are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Mole" instead a noun "Informant".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
Synonyms for Informant


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Mole noun – A person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country.
Informant and mole are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Informant" instead a noun "Mole".
Nearby Word: molar
Synonyms for Mole

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  • Fanfic / With This Ring OL invoked the trope to cover up that Cheshire was his informant and mole for the League of Shadows.
  • The Mole: This round has more of a "saboteur" type instead of the previous round's "informant" type, supposedly.
  • Film / The Departed This gets more complicated when we find out that Costello is an FBI informant, while Delahunt, one of his mooks, turns out to be a Boston Police Department mole.
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