Watchfully in a sentence

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Definition of Watchfully

  • in a watchful manner

How to use watchfully in a sentence. Watchfully pronunciation.

His mind resumed its composure, and he watchfully waited the return of the slave.
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But watchfully silent he awaited his enemy's conversational attack.
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I have much to say, but of things not opportune at this moment, and in spite of my long contumacy dare believe that I shall quickly write again my proper letter to my friend, whose every word I watchfully read and remember.
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And the dog-She got up slowly and walked over to the chair where Jinx sat, eyes watchfully on the door.
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Swiftly yet watchfully he made his way through the canyon to the oval and out to the cattle trail.
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At this time Laflamme was stealing watchfully through the tropical scrub, where hanging vines tore his hands, and the sickening perfume of jungle flowers overcame him more than the hard journey which he had undergone during the past twelve hours.
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So slowly and watchfully Peter led the way down across the Green Meadows while the little Stars looked down and twinkled in the most friendly way, and just as jolly, round, red Mr. Sun started to kick off his bedclothes behind the Purple Hills they reached the dear Old Briar- patch.
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Looking back, he saw that his hunters seemed content to wheel watchfully along the shore line, and presently he banked around and flew north.
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Slowly, patiently, watchfully, the hunter followed.
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Mrs. Almayer shook her head as if in answer to her own thoughts, and walked quickly away from the bushes, looking to the right and left watchfully.
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While Junia was at home he had been watchfully determined to save her from Tarboe, if possible.
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In the darkness Stewart was not so easy to keep close to even on smooth trails, and now she had to be watchfully attentive to do it.
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The sound of her voice, reserved and close, the sight of her figure watchfully poised, defensive, was helping him now.
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He ate little, quickly, watchfully.
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Irene's startled eyes were bent watchfully on her boy.
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Heereupon the king did abide my comming to him, and finding myselfe amidst seuen or eight of his principall Weroances and followers, (not regarding any of the common sort) I gaue the watch-word agreed vpon, (which was, Christ our victory) and immediatly those his chiefe men and himselfe had by the mercy of God for our deliuerance, that which they had purposed for vs. The king himselfe being shot thorow by the Colonell with a pistoll, lying on the ground for dead, and I looking as watchfully for the sauing of Manteos friends, as others were busie that none of the rest should escape, suddenly he started vp, and ran away as though he had not bene touched, insomuch as he ouerran all the company, being by the way shot thwart the buttocks by mine Irish boy with my petronell.
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As Jackson had cautiously felt his way to the needs of their public in the enlargement and rearrangement of the hotel, the two housewives had watchfully studied, not merely the demands, but the half-conscious instincts of their guests, and had responded to them simply and adequately, in the spirit of Jackson's exterior and structural improvements.
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Neville has made his remark in a watchfully advancing, and yet furtive and shy manner, very expressive of that peculiar air already noticed, of being at once hunter and hunted.
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That he would arrive in their vicinity on the very night before the flag-raising was thought by Riverboro to be a public misfortune, and several residents hastily determined to deny themselves a sight of the festivities and remain watchfully on their own premises.
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I looked at the girl beside me, so watchfully composed and fearless, then at the fixed, terrified glare of the motionless Marie-Jeanne.
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Examples of Watchfully

Example #1
Suddenly he was conscious of some one behind him, though he had heard no one approach.
Example #2
He had been moved to come from a whisper in his soul; and he had the sure conviction of the predestinarian that he was not to be the victim of "The Scytheman" before his appointed time.
Example #3
In the long vigil of the night, Hugh Johnstone had evolved a plan to ward off the blow of the sword of Fate!
Example #4
I will outwit her yet!
Example #5
Carlyle to Emerson Melchet Court, Romsey, 14 February, 1870 Dear Emerson,-Three days ago I at last received your Letter; with very great pleasure and thankfulness, as you may suppose.
Example #6
I have _Sartor, Schiller, French Revolution,_ 3 vols.