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Synonyms for listen

hear

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pay attention

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Synonyms for listen

to make an effort to hear something

to perceive by ear, usually attentively

Synonyms for listen

listen and pay attention

pay close attention to

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I will not listen to this tiresome music more, nor wear this withered flower longer.
The light and perfume of the flower seemed to bring new strength to Annie, and she rose up, saying, as she bent to kiss the blossom on her breast, "Dear flower, help and guide me now, and I will listen to your voice, and cheerfully obey my faithful fairy bell.
And now have I brought another gift from Fairy-Land, as a fit reward for you, dear child," she said, when Annie had told all her gratitude and love; then, touching the child with her shining wand, the Fairy bid her look and listen silently.
But, listen, he is about to play a solo on his flute.
A man with three hundred thousand dollars may play a solo, but he never can be alone where there are any to listen.
Monsieur," he said, "I listen to you eagerly, and yet I am puzzled.
My first impulse, the moment I looked along it, was to shut down my lantern-shade, and listen again.
Their amazing vanity makes them swallow flattery so gross that it is an insult, and men will always be ready to tell the precise number of lies that a woman is ready to listen to.
I am one of the sensible ones, I suppose," I replied, "for nobody ever wanted me to listen to blandishments.
It has interested me," went on the Man of Wrath, "in my idle moments, to listen to their talk.
Still thou canst listen to me and grant me thy compassion.
My heart was full, and I did not answer him, but as I proceeded, I weighed the various arguments that he had used and determined at least to listen to his tale.
His deference to this particular branch of science had induced him to listen to the application of a medical man, whose thirst for natural history had led him to the desire of profiting by the migratory propensities of the squatter.
But as my tale drew it its end I saw that he listened ill, as a man listens who has a weightier matter pressing on his heart, and before it was well done he broke in:--
This midrash describes four types of listeners: one who listens and loses; one who listens and is rewarded by God; one who does not listen and is rewarded by God; and one who does not listen and loses.