keenly

keenly
UK [ˈkiːnlɪ] / US [ˈkɪnlɪ] adverb
1) very strongly

He is keenly aware of his own faults.

I have always been keenly interested in politics.

2) if you look at someone keenly or watch them keenly, you look closely at them and notice everything about them
3) goods that are keenly priced are cheap

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  • keenly — (adv.) O.E. cenlice; see KEEN (Cf. keen) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • keenly — keen|ly [ kinli ] adverb 1. ) very strongly: He is keenly aware of his own faults. I have always been keenly interested in politics. 2. ) if you look at someone keenly or watch them keenly, you look closely at them and notice everything about… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • keenly — adv. Keenly is used with these adjectives: ↑aware, ↑interested, ↑observant Keenly is used with these verbs: ↑await, ↑contest, ↑eye, ↑feel, ↑observe, ↑seek …   Collocations dictionary

  • keenly — Ⅰ. keen [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) eager; enthusiastic. 2) (keen on) interested in or attracted by. 3) (of a blade) sharp. 4) mentally acute or quick. 5) Brit. (of prices) very low; competitive …   English terms dictionary

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  • keenly aware — index vigilant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keenly sensitive — index acute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keenly contested — adj. Keenly contested is used with these nouns: ↑game …   Collocations dictionary

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