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  • as inalert
  • as inattentive
  • as incautious
  • as inon the ball
  • as inopen-eyed
  • as inwatchful
  • as inwide-awake

synonyms for all ears

  • active
  • bright
  • careful
  • intelligent
  • observant
  • perceptive
  • sharp
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • wired
  • wise
  • hip
  • jazzed
  • quick
  • ready
  • spirited
  • cagey
  • circumspect
  • clever
  • fast on the draw
  • good hands
  • heads up
  • heedful
  • on guard
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • on the job
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
  • psyched-up
  • switched on
  • wide-awake
  • with it
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antonyms for all ears

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  • careless
  • dull
  • foolish
  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • lazy
  • negligent
  • stupid
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unintelligent
  • unobservant
  • slow
  • uneducated
  • asleep
  • drowsy
  • lethargic
  • sluggish
  • weary
  • careless
  • inattentive
  • negligent
  • unaware
  • disregarding
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • inconsiderate
  • neglectful
  • neglecting
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        How to use all ears in a sentence

        Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
        GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
        Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
        CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
        He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        Naturally the conversation fell on the all-absorbing topic of the day and the object of his mission.
        THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
        Vague murmurs of doubt and surprise reached the ears of two of the British magistrates.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        The Arab pricked his ears, swished his long and arched tail viciously, and showed the whites of his eyes.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.
        THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
        Let them that sail on the sea, tell the dangers thereof: and when we hear with our ears, we shall admire.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        Gushing waters thrilled the ears with the sweetness of an old familiar song.
        THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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