await


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Synonyms for await

be in store for

Synonyms

  • be in store for
  • wait for
  • be ready for
  • lie in wait for
  • be in readiness for

Synonyms for await

Synonyms for await

look forward to the probable occurrence of

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You only breakfast; I await two persons, and the instant they arrive we shall sit down to table.
With these, he intended to push forward and make arrangements, leaving the rest of the convoy, in which was a large quantity of furs, to await his orders.
It seemed hopeless to attempt to follow him here where I could not see my hand before my face, and I was almost on the point of giving up the pursuit and drifting back to the mouth of the river, there to await his return, when a sudden bend showed a faint luminosity ahead.
There they await the onslaught, the inexperienced ones clutching their revolvers and treading on twigs, but the old hands sleeping tranquilly until just before the dawn.
I told him to await us at the cliff-top, and if Dian came alone to do his best to get away with her and take her to Sari, as I thought it quite possible that, in case of detection and pursuit, it might be necessary for me to hold off Hooja's people while Dian made her way alone to where my new friend was to await her.
Then we parted--he to take up his position where he could watch the boat and await Dian, I to crawl cau-tiously on toward the caves.
There he turned, winded, to await the oncoming foe.
My child, I am innocent, and I shall await my trial with tranquillity and an easy mind.
I shall await the result of your appeal in fear and trembling.
The Teton himself was content to await the result with seeming composure, though the gleams of ferocity, that played about his eye, occasionally betrayed the nature of those feelings, with which he witnessed a procedure, that was likely to rob him of that one of all his intended victims whom he most hated.
Death or imprisonment awaits the Apostle of the Gospel of Three Dimensions.
At this moment Raoul awoke, without a cloud on his face without weariness or lassitude; his eyes were fixed on those of Athos and perhaps he comprehended all that passed in the heart of the man who was awaiting his awakening as a lover awaits the awakening of his mistress, for his glance, in return, had all the tenderness of love.
He has already chosen one, sire, and only awaits your consent.
I am sorry that you cannot go with us, for if he goes high enough my death will be much easier than that which probably awaits you.
And now that we know what they are like there is no difficulty in tracing out the sort of life which awaits either of them.