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listen

verb ausculate, be attentive, concentrate on, give one's attention to, hark, hear, hearken, heed, intercept, listen in, monitor, obey, overhear, pick up
See also: attend, concentrate, eavesdrop, hear, heed, monitor, obey
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She looked at the red fire and listened to the wind "wutherin'." It seemed to be "wutherin'" louder than ever.
But as she was listening to the wind she began to listen to something else.
Listen, it's flying!" almost shrieked Levin, cocking his gun.
I listened at the window attentively before I ventured on taking my lantern out of my coatpocket.
My first impulse, the moment I looked along it, was to shut down my lantern-shade, and listen again.
Here she listened, as if she doubted the propriety of venturing further.
Ellen now listened intently anxious to catch some other sound, than the breathing of the morning air, which faintly rustled the herbage at her feet.
"More than a mine; a treasure coined, and fit for instant use, girl.-- Listen! I was making the angle necessary to intersect the line of your uncle's march, after my fruitless search, when I heard sounds like the explosion produced by fire arms--"
"Listen," interrupted the other, already forgetting his affected anxiety for his patients, in the greater importance of the present subject.
"Listen, girl, and you shall hear, with what a treasure it has been my happy lot to enrich the pages of natural history!"
"Listen, Conrart, this is the morality of Epicurus, whom, besides, I consider, if I must tell you so, as a myth.
The discussion had been religiously listened to, and Fouquet himself, scarcely able to suppress his laughter, had given an example of moderation.