Watchful in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Watchful

observant, vigilant and aware

Short Example Sentences for Watchful

  • 1. Her usually merry eyes were watchful and sober. 🔊
  • 2. Upon her watchful resourcefulness hangs the success of a dinner-party. 🔊
  • 3. This watchful waiting's entirely the wrong idea. 🔊
  • 4. He was flanked by three large and watchful coolies, armed with clubs. 🔊
  • 5. At last even the watchful Runkle was convinced that they had eluded all spies. 🔊
  • 6. Rodolph remained watchful and expectant, now at Zurich, and now in Saxony. 🔊
  • 7. Yet, watchful as I was, I might rather be said to dream than to think. 🔊
  • 8. He was puzzled by the man's good humor; he was watchful for sudden stratagems. 🔊

How to use Watchful in Sentences?

  • 1. Opportunities are always presenting themselves to the watchful and the initiated. 🔊
  • 2. The watchful party waited in breathless astonishment till it was close to the house. 🔊
  • 3. She feels, too, the claims which the moral interests of her domestics have on her watchful care. 🔊
  • 4. I told him to keep a watchful eye on the natives, and to call me if any thing unusual occurred. 🔊
  • 5. The whole landscape is in sympathy, waking, watchful sympathy, with the bulls in their conflict. 🔊
  • 6. Swiftly moving his vivid, watchful eye, Judas glanced in surprise from side to side. 🔊
  • 7. Fatima with Sister Anne reporting from the tower, had nothing over me for watchful waiting. 🔊
  • 8. In homely things lurks beauty, without doubt, But watchful eye and brain must draw it out. 🔊
  • 9. Where like two watchful sentinels on duty, Howth and Killiney from their heights look down. 🔊
  • 10. He was not sure that the powerful headlights would not pierce his leafy shelter and discover him to the watchful driver. 🔊
  • 11. The watchful attendant changed the weary one's position, and gave her rest again. 🔊
  • 12. She looked about her and felt an unwonted sense of peace, as though she were rocked in some great cradle and under some watchful eye. 🔊
  • 13. He was making great efforts to reload his pistol, but was keeping a watchful eye upon us at the same time. 🔊
  • 14. The church is under the personal care and watchful management of the archbishop of Manila who is now governing. 🔊
  • 15. The watchful Elinor discerned the distraction, which he imagined to be as impenetrable as it was irresistible. 🔊
  • 16. And how watchful women should be, and constantly be on their guard, always mindful that not more than one man out of ten can keep a secret. 🔊
  • 17. He warned us very solemnly to be extremely watchful and ever upon our guard, and the general tone of his letter was anything but hopeful. 🔊
  • 18. He stood in more danger from the men he would help, they who were the watchful defenders of the Castle. 🔊
  • 19. These strange hills necessitated a watchful eye upon the railroad track, which pierced their heart, in winter and spring. 🔊
  • 20. The day was beginning to close in, but a brilliant sun shining through heavy gray clouds lit up the world for a while like a watchful eye. 🔊
  • 21. Mr. Harper was very kind; watchful and tender over her to a degree which she felt even more than she saw. 🔊
  • 22. Where he was watchful to do the right thing, what Ashley said or did became the right thing because he said or did it. 🔊
  • 23. The others evidently regarded this one as their leader, for they hung back from him a little, and kept a watchful eye on his movements. 🔊
  • 24. On going abroad, he committed his feathered friend to the care of his sister, with many injunctions to be watchful of its health and happiness. 🔊
  • 25. He was the kind of man who would be intently watchful for an advantage, and who would be elated as he seized that advantage. ... 🔊
  • 26. In fact, it was rather studied, for his eyes were alight and watchful with the furtive watchfulness so easy to detect in those of partial color. 🔊
  • 27. As, by constant watchful discipline, we gradually lose this silly attitude of blame, so the tone will of itself gradually change. 🔊