1. In an attentive manner.
    • 1908, Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
      `It's a very clean cut,' said the Rat, examining it again attentively.
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 1, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      When Major saw that they had all made themselves comfortable and were waiting attentively, he cleared his throat and began

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