expectantly
adverb see expectant I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • expectantly — ex·pect·ant·ly …   English syllables

  • expectantly — See: expectant …   English dictionary

  • expectant — expectantly, adv. /ik spek teuhnt/, adj. 1. having expectations; expecting: an excited, expectant audience. 2. pregnant; expecting: an expectant mother. 3. characterized by expectations: an expectant attitude. 4. in expectation; expected;… …   Universalium

  • wait — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French waiter, guaiter to watch over, await, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wahta watch, Old English wæccan to watch more at wake Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to stay in place in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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