Thesaurus / watchful
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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.
GAVEL IN HAND, BERNIE SANDERS LAYS OUT AN UNABASHEDLY LIBERAL ECONOMIC AGENDAMIKE DEBONISFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From January to March, Freeman drives the roads along Central Valley’s almond orchards, keeping a watchful eye and fielding tips.
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Finally, Ingenuity will take off on its first flight well within the watchful eye of the Perseverance rover and its cameras.
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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.
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But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The sight of his quietly watchful eyes, his grimly smiling lips, seemed to infuse courage into her anew.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
There can be no doubt that Robert's management of home affairs was watchful, energetic, and liberal.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
WORDS RELATED TO WATCHFUL
- all ears
- on the lookout
- playing it cool
- playing safe
- taking it easy
- taking it slow
- thinking twice
- walking on eggs
- watching out
- able to recognize
- alive to
- au courant
- hep to
- in on
- in right mind
- on to
- sensitive to
- wise to
- with it
- having foresight
- like a clam
- not rash
- on lookout
- on the rims
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