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Watchful

Watch´ful
a.1.Full of watch; vigilant; attentive; careful to observe closely; observant; cautious; - with of before the thing to be regulated or guarded; as, to be watchful of one's behavior; and with against before the thing to be avoided; as, to be watchful against the growth of vicious habits.
'Twixt prayer and watchful love his heart dividing.
- Keble.
Adj.1.watchful - carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"
2.watchful - experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness; "insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
Synonyms: insomniac, sleepless
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