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synonyms for looking for

  • anxious
  • attentive
  • aware
  • cautious
  • circumspect
  • keen
  • observant
  • wary
  • acute
  • agog
  • alert
  • guarded
  • looking to
  • on alert
  • on guard
  • on the ball
  • on the job
  • on the lookout
  • on the qui vive
  • on toes
  • open-eyed
  • sharp
  • sleepless
  • unsleeping
  • waiting on
  • wakeful
  • wide-awake
  • with eyes peeled
  • with weather eye open
  • count on
  • anticipate
  • attend
  • stay
  • sweat
  • hope
  • hang around
  • be prepared for
  • be ready for
  • hang in
  • hang out
  • look for
  • look forward to
  • sweat it out
  • cool one's heels
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antonyms for looking for

MOST RELEVANT
  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • rash
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • uncareful
  • unobservant
  • impulsive
  • negligent
    • have
    • answer
    • offer
    • give
    • stop
    • dislike
    • disallow
    • reply
    • let off
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            How to use looking for in a sentence

            He was the strangest-looking creature Davy had ever seen, not even excepting the Goblin.
            DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
            She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
            CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
            I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
            THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
            The clerks had not arrived yet, and he beguiled the time by looking out of the staircase window.
            THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
            There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.
            THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
            A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.
            THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
            She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
            CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
            Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.
            THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
            Women see without looking; their husbands often look without seeing.
            PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
            Do you know, Monsieur, that just as we were coming into Moulins, we remarked your odd-looking cabriolet de poste.
            BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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            OCTOBER 26, 1985
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            capacitor

            WORDS RELATED TO LOOKING FOR

            • alert
            • anticipative
            • anxious
            • apprehensive
            • awaiting
            • breathless
            • eager
            • expecting
            • hopeful
            • hoping
            • in suspense
            • looking for
            • on edge
            • on tenterhooks
            • prepared
            • raring
            • ready
            • vigilant
            • waiting
            • waiting on
            • watchful
            • with bated breath
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