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- adv. In an expectant manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an expectant manner; with expectation.
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- adv. in an expectant manner
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The drizzle had laid the dust and washed clean the roadside grass and bushes; birds called expectantly from fence and thorny thicket, as the sun whitened through the mist above; butterflies, clinging to dewy sprays, opened their brilliant wings in anticipation; swallows and martins were already soaring upward again; a clean, sweet, fragrant vapor rose from earth and shrub.
Even Sookie looked at him expectantly, waiting to see what he will do to Steve Newlin.
Rachel was still looking at me expectantly, still awaiting my answer.
The waitress whips out her notepad and stands expectantly by the side of the table.
Carla, Aaron, and Heather looked at me expectantly.
He looked at her expectantly and it occurred to Ivy that she ought to be frightened.
A contraption beside the typewriter buzzed, and Miss Mary looked over at it expectantly.
The door closed behind us, and they all turned toward me expectantly.
In a minute or two, we were back in the main chapel, everyone staring up at us expectantly.
She closed her eyes for a moment and took a deep breath, while the rest of us waited expectantly.