[ih-spesh-uh-lee] /ɪˈspɛʃ ə li/
particularly; exceptionally; markedly:
Be especially watchful.
in particular; specifically: for everyone’s sake, especially your children’s
very much: especially useful for vegans
c.1400, from especial + -ly (2).
[es-per-uh ns] /ˈɛs pər əns/ noun, Obsolete. 1. . /ˈɛspərəns/ noun 1. (archaic) hope or expectation
[es-puh-rahn-toh, -ran-] /ˌɛs pəˈrɑn toʊ, -ˈræn-/ noun 1. an artificial language invented in 1887 by L. L. Zamenhof (1859–1917), a Polish physician and philologist, and intended for international use. It is based on word roots common to the major European languages. /ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ/ noun 1. an international artificial language based on words common to the chief […]
[ih-spahy-uh l] /ɪˈspaɪ əl/ noun 1. the act of spying. 2. the act of keeping watch; observation. /ɪˈspaɪəl/ noun (archaic) 1. the act or fact of being seen or discovered 2. the act of noticing 3. the act of spying upon; secret observation
[ih-spahy] /ɪˈspaɪ/ verb (used with object), espied, espying. 1. to see at a distance; catch sight of. /ɪˈspaɪ/ verb -pies, -pying, -pied 1. (transitive) to catch sight of or perceive (something distant or previously unnoticed); detect: to espy a ship on the horizon v. early 13c., aspy, from Old French espier (12c., Modern French épier), […]