One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he swivelled his head to peer in our direction’
squint, look closely, look earnestly, try to see, look through narrowed eyes, narrow one's eyes, screw up one's eyes
peep, peek, pry, spy, look, gawp, gaze, stare, gape
scrutinize, survey, examine, view, eye, scan, observe, study, regard, contemplate
1‘hereditary and life peers’
aristocrat, lord, lady, peer of the realm, peeress, noble, nobleman, noblewoman, titled man, titled person, titled woman, patrician, member of the aristocracy, member of the nobility, member of the peerage
British informal nob, rah, chinless wonder
2‘the quality of medical work can only be reviewed by a doctor's peers’
equal, fellow, co-worker, match, like, rival
rare compeer, co-equal
3‘he looks older than his peers’
contemporary, person of the same age
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