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See definition of watchfully on Dictionary.com
  • as inintently
  • as inwarily
  • as incarefully

synonyms for watchfully

  • attentively
  • closely
  • keenly
  • fixedly
  • hard
  • searchingly
  • sharply
  • steadily
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antonyms for watchfully

MOST RELEVANT
  • distractedly
    • thoughtlessly
    • incautiously
    • carelessly
    • inadequately
    • partially
    • incompletely
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    How to use watchfully in a sentence

    He saw them standing at street corners, watchfully staring lest they should miss the form of joy.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    He woke uncertain and confused, and saw strange eyes bent on him kindly and watchfully.
    NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
    He got up, taking the paper with him, and went back into the deeper woods, moving warily and watchfully.
    THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
    Both the British and American squadrons were watchfully protecting the commerce of their respective countries.
    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
    Pollack kept cooler and chewed his pipe watchfully with that blue eye of his upon the captain's gestures.
    TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
    But Ezra did not speak; Pennington, his face a shade paler, sat watchfully observant.
    THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
    But the presiding spirit was now surveying him, with eyes that seemed to have been watchfully withdrawn, under puckered brows.
    ELIZABETH'S CAMPAIGNMRS. HUMPHREY WARD
    One of the blue soldiers stood watchfully, his hands upon an Enfield rifle.
    THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
    Putting Arlee some distance within, Billy went to the mouth and stood, his gun in his hand, peering watchfully out.
    THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
    Chu Chu, standing watchfully at a little distance, was evidently astonished at his appearance.
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