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watchful

watch·ful

watchful

 
pronunciation:
wach fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: closely or attentively observant; alert; vigilant.
synonyms:
alert, attentive, observant, vigilant, wary
similar words:
awake, careful, cautious, chary, guarded, guardian, heedful, jealous, mindful, on guard, prudent
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derivations: watchfully (adv.), watchfulness (n.)
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