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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALERTLY

She went briskly, alertly, like one with a definite end in view.

Jim began backing off as soon as he had it in his hand, watching Spence alertly.

He looked at neither of the bad-men, but he was very coolly and alertly on guard.

He was alertly watchful for any quick thrust that might find him off guard.

He did not see the fire smouldering in the squinting eyes so alertly watching him.

Braybrooke looked suddenly surprised and then alertly observant.

Still,” she bustled on alertly, “we got to give him warning.

But Shirley only laughed gaily at this question, and alertly started up.

He took her arm again and alertly began to work through the throng.

“Probably he was the one who sent the letter,” said Penny alertly.

WORD ORIGIN

1787, from alert + -ly (2).

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