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Origin of watchful
Examples from the Web for watchful
There was no shelling this time, but there was the hum of watchful drones.
Under the watchful eye of Zuckerberg, Facebook’s policy seems to be “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.”WhatsApp Experiences Massive Outage Days After Facebook Acquisition, Internet Blames Zuckerberg|Marlow Stern|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fuming, Jesse keeps a watchful eye on Walt, but he doesn't speak, or move.The Daily Beast Staff Picks Their Favorite ‘Breaking Bad’ Moments (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast|September 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Nickelodeon was nothing short of amazing to work for, and they had their watchful eye on us all,” he said.The Amanda Bynes Meltdown: What Former Child Stars Are Saying|Kevin Fallon|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Will the foreign depositors view 15% as the simple cost of stashing their money out of the watchful eye of their own government?Cyprus to Small Depositors: We Won't Take Quite So Much of Your Money|Megan McArdle|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I will be watchful, and keep out of their power,” said Tecumah.Villegagnon|W.H.G. Kingston
Little Hunne kept a watchful eye on them, for he had observed from the first, that something was amiss.Uncle Titus and His Visit to the Country|Johanna Spyri
Was that hint at the watchful eyes and ears, and the soft footsteps, really an allusion to Mr. Meadowcroft's daughter?The Dead Alive|Wilkie Collins
In this country more than in any other, the people keep a watchful and commanding eye upon public matters.
During four successful years the watchful mother felt no change in her son's religious nature; but the shock came.The Higher Court|Mary Stewart Daggett