present participle of hark
as in listening
to pay attention especially through the act of hearing upon hearing the offending ringing, the teacher sarcastically cried, "Hark! Could that possibly be a cell phone?"

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“Harking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harking. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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