keenly: Associated Words
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  • triers
    • noun one (as a judge) who examines and settles a case
    • noun one who tries
      essayer; attempter.

  • observant
    • adjective satellite paying close attention especially to details
    • adjective satellite quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
      observing.

  • glancing
    • noun a quick look
      coup d'oeil; glimpse.
    • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
      peek; glint.
      • She only glanced at the paper
      • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

  • attuned
    • verb adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with

  • peered
    • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
      compeer; equal; match.
    • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

  • scrutinising
    • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
      size up; take stock; scrutinize.
      • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
    • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
      audit; scrutinize; inspect.
      • audit accounts and tax returns

  • smarted
    • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
      smartness; smarting.
    • verb be the source of pain
      ache; hurt.

  • honed
    • noun a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
    • verb sharpen with a hone
      • hone a knife

  • peering
    • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
      compeer; equal; match.
    • noun a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

  • satirise
    • verb ridicule with satire
      lampoon; satirize.
      • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

  • glanced
    • noun a quick look
      coup d'oeil; glimpse.
    • verb throw a glance at; take a brief look at
      peek; glint.
      • She only glanced at the paper
      • I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting

  • satirize
    • verb ridicule with satire
      lampoon; satirise.
      • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

  • competed
    • verb compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
      contend; vie.

  • relished
    • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
      zestfulness; gusto; zest.
    • noun spicy or savory condiment

  • glittered
    • noun the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
      glister; scintillation; glisten; sparkle.
    • noun the occurrence of a small flash or spark
      sparkle; coruscation.

  • aware
    • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
      cognisant; cognizant.
      • was aware of his opponent's hostility
      • became aware of her surroundings
      • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit
    • adjective bearing in mind; attentive to
      mindful.
      • ever mindful of her health
      • mindful of his responsibilities
      • mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action

  • sympathized
    • verb share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
      sympathise.
    • verb be understanding of
      understand; empathise; empathize; sympathise.
      • You don't need to explain--I understand!

  • appreciative
    • adjective satellite feeling or expressive of gratitude
      • was appreciative of his efforts
      • an appreciative word
    • adjective satellite having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion
      • appreciative of a beautiful landscape
      • an appreciative laugh from the audience

  • gazed
    • noun a long fixed look
      regard.
      • he fixed his paternal gaze on me
    • verb look at with fixed eyes
      stare.
      • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

  • scrutinised
    • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
      size up; take stock; scrutinize.
      • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
    • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
      audit; scrutinize; inspect.
      • audit accounts and tax returns

  • felt
    • noun a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
    • verb mat together and make felt-like
      • felt the wool

  • whetted
    • verb make keen or more acute
      quicken.
      • whet my appetite
    • verb sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone

  • nipped
    • noun a small drink of liquor
      shot.
      • he poured a shot of whiskey
    • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
      Jap.

  • contested
    • adjective disputed or made the object of contention or competition
      • a contested election
    • verb to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation
      contend; repugn; contest.
      • They contested the outcome of the race

  • listened
    • verb hear with intention
      • Listen to the sound of this cello
    • verb listen and pay attention
      take heed; hear.
      • Listen to your father
      • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

  • perceptive
    • adjective of or relating to perception
      • perceptive faculties
    • adjective having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment
      • a perceptive eye
      • a perceptive observation

  • blew
    • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
      • a blow on the head
    • noun an impact (as from a collision)
      bump.
      • the bump threw him off the bicycle

  • resented
    • verb feel bitter or indignant about
      • She resents being paid less than her co-workers
    • verb wish ill or allow unwillingly
      begrudge.

  • feels
    • noun an intuitive awareness;
      • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
    • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
      flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
      • the feel of the city excited him
      • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
      • it had the smell of treason

  • interested
    • adjective having or showing interest; especially curiosity or fascination or concern
      • an interested audience
      • interested in sports
      • was interested to hear about her family
      • interested in knowing who was on the telephone
      • interested spectators
    • verb excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of
      interest.

  • listens
    • verb hear with intention
      • Listen to the sound of this cello
    • verb listen and pay attention
      take heed; hear.
      • Listen to your father
      • We must hear the expert before we make a decision

  • debated
    • noun a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
      argumentation; argument.
      • the argument over foreign aid goes on and on
    • noun the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)
      public debate; disputation.

  • slights
    • noun a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
      rebuff.
    • verb pay no attention to, disrespect
      cold-shoulder.
      • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

  • scrutinizing
    • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
      size up; take stock; scrutinise.
      • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
    • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
      audit; inspect; scrutinise.
      • audit accounts and tax returns

  • gazing
    • noun a long fixed look
      regard.
      • he fixed his paternal gaze on me
    • verb look at with fixed eyes
      stare.
      • The students stared at the teacher with amazement

  • satirised
    • verb ridicule with satire
      lampoon; satirize.
      • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

  • sympathise
    • verb share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
      sympathize.
    • verb to feel or express sympathy or compassion
      sympathize; commiserate.

  • alive
    • adjective possessing life
      live.
      • the happiest person alive
      • the nerve is alive
      • doctors are working hard to keep him alive
      • burned alive
      • a live canary
    • adjective satellite (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit
      • she was wonderfully alive for her age
      • a face alive with mischief

  • looked
    • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
      facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
      • a sad expression
      • a look of triumph
      • an angry face
    • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
      looking; looking at.
      • he went out to have a look
      • his look was fixed on her eyes
      • he gave it a good looking at
      • his camera does his looking for him

  • cognizant
    • adjective (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
      cognisant; aware.
      • was aware of his opponent's hostility
      • became aware of her surroundings
      • aware that he had exceeded the speed limit

  • watched
    • noun a small portable timepiece
      ticker.
    • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

  • alert
    • noun condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
      qui vive.
      • bombers were put on alert during the crisis
    • noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
      alerting.

  • sympathize
    • verb share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
      sympathise.
    • verb be understanding of
      understand; empathise; empathize; sympathise.
      • You don't need to explain--I understand!

  • relishing
    • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
      degustation; savoring; savouring; tasting.
      • cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
    • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
      enjoy; savor; savour; bask; relish.
      • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

  • eyeing
    • noun the organ of sight
      optic; oculus.
    • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
      • she has an eye for fresh talent
      • he has an artist's eye

  • appreciates
    • verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
    • verb be fully aware of; realize fully
      take account.
      • Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?

  • sympathizes
    • verb share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
      sympathise.
    • verb be understanding of
      understand; empathise; empathize; sympathise.
      • You don't need to explain--I understand!

  • attentive
    • adjective (often followed by `to') giving care or attention
      • attentive to details
      • the nurse was attentive to her patient
      • an attentive suitor
    • adjective taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
      paying attention; thoughtful; heedful.
      • heedful of the warnings
      • so heedful a writer
      • heedful of what they were doing

  • suffered
    • verb undergo or be subjected to
      endure.
      • He suffered the penalty
      • Many saints suffered martyrdom
    • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
      sustain; have; get.
      • She suffered a fracture in the accident
      • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
      • She got a bruise on her leg
      • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

  • disappointed
    • adjective satellite disappointingly unsuccessful
      thwarted; defeated; foiled; discomfited; frustrated.
      • disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions
      • their foiled attempt to capture Calais
      • many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers
      • his best efforts were thwarted
    • verb fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
      disappoint; let down.
      • Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage

  • scrutinized
    • verb to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail
      size up; take stock; scrutinise.
      • he scrutinized his likeness in the mirror
    • verb examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification
      audit; inspect; scrutinise.
      • audit accounts and tax returns

  • regretted
    • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
      sorrow; ruefulness; rue.
      • he drank to drown his sorrows
      • he wrote a note expressing his regret
      • to his rue, the error cost him the game
    • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
      repent; rue.

  • watching
    • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
      observance; observation.
    • verb look attentively
      watch.
      • watch a basketball game

  • eying
    • noun the organ of sight
      optic; oculus.
    • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
      • she has an eye for fresh talent
      • he has an artist's eye

  • satirises
    • verb ridicule with satire
      lampoon; satirize.
      • The writer satirized the politician's proposal

  • feel
    • noun an intuitive awareness;
      • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
    • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
      flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
      • the feel of the city excited him
      • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
      • it had the smell of treason

  • appreciated
    • adjective satellite fully understood or grasped
      comprehended; apprehended.
      • dangers not yet appreciated
      • these apprehended truths
      • a thing comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be known
    • verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
      appreciate.

  • listening
    • noun the act of hearing attentively
      hearing.
      • you can learn a lot by just listening
      • they make good music--you should give them a hearing
    • verb hear with intention
      listen.
      • Listen to the sound of this cello

  • watchful
    • adjective engaged in or accustomed to close observation
      alert.
      • caught by a couple of alert cops
      • alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came
      • constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty
    • adjective satellite experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
      sleepless; insomniac.
      • insomniac old people
      • insomniac nights
      • lay sleepless all night
      • twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare

  • looking
    • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
      looking at; look.
      • he went out to have a look
      • his look was fixed on her eyes
      • he gave it a good looking at
      • his camera does his looking for him
    • noun the act of searching visually
      looking for.



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