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attentive

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1 having the mind fixed on something
  • Susan became particularly attentive when the sportscaster turned to women's tennis, her favorite sport.
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all ears

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2 given to or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and happiness of others
  • an attentive neighbor who helps out whenever and wherever she spots a need
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3 paying close attention usually for the purpose of anticipating approaching danger or opportunity
  • If only for your own safety, you need to stay attentive when you are hunting.
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on guard, on one's toes, on the alert, on the ball, on tiptoe

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