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When the crowd saw who he was the argument desisted forthwith, the crowd became quiet and respectful, moreover expectant.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The host hastily poured whiskey-and-soda lest he should look haughtily expectant.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was fragrant with the perfume of violets, and he stood gazing at her portrait expectant of her coming.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The expectant audience scarcely breathed as he began his theme.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
But her ears magnified a thousandfold each crackling of a log and each creak of the floor sent expectant shivers along her spine.
The singular motions she proceeded to make gave not a particle of hope to the expectant lover.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
At Healys, under the strident elevated station, a few guests were entering the blazing dining-rooms, laughing and expectant.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
And now they had to deal seriously with Mr. Gunning, who stood expectant, holding his hat and stick.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
The porter deposited our bags on the quay and stood patiently expectant like a dog who lays a stick at its master's feet.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Dr. Ashton turned round in his chair as the door opened, and looked expectant.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES

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