anxiously


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Synonyms for anxiously

with anxiety or apprehension

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While I scrubbed, my grandmother busied herself in the dining-room until I called anxiously, `Grandmother, I'm afraid the cakes are burning
I have tried anxiously not to write this letter in a gloomy tone; not to return all your kindness to us by distressing you with our grief.
Alice kept her eyes anxiously fixed on it, for she felt sure she would catch a bad cold if she did not get dry very soon.
On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago, all thoughts were anxiously directed to an impending civil war.
John Sullivan and Samuel Fallentin, the bankers, Andrew Stuart, the engineer, Gauthier Ralph, the director of the Bank of England, and Thomas Flanagan, the brewer, one and all waited anxiously.
The magnificent barbarian sits enthroned in a mantle of gold-lined clouds looking from on high on great ships gliding like mechanical toys upon his sea and on men who, armed with fire and iron, no longer need to watch anxiously for the slightest sign of his royal mood.
Sylvie anxiously exclaimed, as he began, rather clumsily, to point it.
Uncle Henry sat upon the doorstep and looked anxiously at the sky, which was even grayer than usual.
Henry returned to what was now his only home, to watch over his young plantations, and extend his improvements for her sake, to whose share in them he looked anxiously forward; and Catherine remained at Fullerton to cry.
Strickland's eyes rested on him somewhat anxiously.
Philip had been waiting anxiously for such an opportunity, but now that it came he hesitated.
Natasha and Nicholas often noticed their parents conferring together anxiously and privately and heard suggestions of selling the fine ancestral Rostov house and estate near Moscow.
As Dorothea's eyes were turned anxiously on her husband she was perhaps not insensible to the contrast, but it was only mingled with other causes in making her more conscious of that new alarm on his behalf which was the first stirring of a pitying tenderness fed by the realities of his lot and not by her own dreams.
Really," said the girl, anxiously, "I must get back as soon as poss'ble to my own folks.
I'm afraid, Guph," he said rather anxiously, "that the First and Foremost may prove as dangerous to us as to the Oz people.