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The panel’s gavel for decades has been swapped between chairs who saw their main task as casting a watchful eye on widening deficits and a growing national debt.

From January to March, Freeman drives the roads along Central Valley’s almond orchards, keeping a watchful eye and fielding tips.

Finally, Ingenuity will take off on its first flight well within the watchful eye of the Perseverance rover and its cameras.

The watchful eye monitoring what’s commercially available to ingest is never as much watchful as we might like.

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Much of the report spells out the need for strict oversight and ways to enforce regulations, under the watchful eyes of both scientists and the public.

There was no shelling this time, but there was the hum of watchful drones.

The truth is the NYPD is no less watchful because it is not watching everybody.

Under the watchful eye of Zuckerberg, Facebook’s policy seems to be “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.”

Fuming, Jesse keeps a watchful eye on Walt, but he doesn't speak, or move.

“Nickelodeon was nothing short of amazing to work for, and they had their watchful eye on us all,” he said.

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.

The public eye, ever watchful and timid, waits scarcely for the show of danger to take alarm and withdraw its favour.

The baby had wakened with a cry, and a watchful attendant came gliding in at the sound.

The sight of his quietly watchful eyes, his grimly smiling lips, seemed to infuse courage into her anew.

There can be no doubt that Robert's management of home affairs was watchful, energetic, and liberal.


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On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to watchful, such as: attentive, careful, cautious, observant, suspicious, and vigilant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.