attentive


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Synonyms for attentive

Synonyms for attentive

concentrating the mental powers on something

full of polite concern for the well-being of others

Synonyms for attentive

(often followed by 'to') giving care or attention

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Tulkinghorn, profoundly attentive, throws this off with a shrug of self-depreciation and contracts his eyebrows a little more.
Instead of returning any answer to this sage advice, Jones was entirely attentive to what had happened to the boy, who received no other hurt than what had before befallen Partridge, and which his cloaths very easily bore, as they had been for many years inured to the like.
All I could discern distinctly by the moonlight was a colourless, youthful face, meagre and sharp to look at about the cheeks and chin; large, grave, wistfully attentive eyes; nervous, uncertain lips; and light hair of a pale, brownish-yellow hue.
The first touch of womanly tenderness that I had heard from her trembled in her voice as she said the words; but no tears glistened in those large, wistfully attentive eyes of hers, which were still fixed on me.
He was followed by several of the men, who were attentive observers, watching the dark expression of his eye as the index of their own future movements.
Battius, who had hitherto been an attentive listener, but who now felt a sudden impulse to mingle in the discourse, "I am grieved when I find a venator or hunter, of your experience and observation, following the current of vulgar error.
Throughout the whole of this movement, which occupied an hour of time, the trapper had stood apart, leaning on his rifle, with the aged hound slumbering at his feet, a silent but attentive observer of all that passed.
Just as the work was ended the scowling eye of Ishmael's assistant caught a glimpse of the figure of the attentive observer of their movements.
As he stood there, trying to quench his fiery face with his drink of water, the comparison between the orator and the crowd of attentive faces turned towards him, was extremely to his disadvantage.
There was a propriety, not to say a dignity in these words, that made the hearers yet more quiet and attentive.
The countenance of the first-named gentleman, peculiarly intelligent at all times, acquired great additional interest from his close observance of the game, and his attentive perusal of Mr.
Master Bates was also attentive to the play; but being of a more excitable nature than his accomplished friend, it was observable that he more frequently applied himself to the gin-and-water, and moreover indulged in many jests and irrelevant remarks, all highly unbecoming a scientific rubber.
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Attentive to the ground on which he draws or paints, he works not only on canvas but on printed pages, documents, embroidered silk, creating richly textured dialogues between the associations of these background materials and the media he applies That he is fascinated, enamored even, by the female is attested by the omnipresence of women's bodies, women's faces Their dominance is asserted by the power animal masks they are given to wear, the aggressive sexuality of their poses, their psychic energy.
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