Example sentences for: intently

How can you use “intently” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Even though we know the end, the story is filled with suspense, and we turn the pages intently.

  • Jones claims, and Blackard confirms, that both noticed Clinton staring intently at Jones while fielding questions from television reporters.

  • Kazin was studying me intently.

  • My son, who had rattled both of his deeply secular parents a few years earlier by requesting a bar mitzvah (for which, to our astonishment, he studied intently for two years, delivering himself of a whomping cantor-led performance and bar mitzvah speech in which he discussed in serious 13-year-old voice his intense feeling about carrying on a tradition his father's family had let lapse), told me kindly one day that he had stopped eating pork so maybe I could cut back on the bacon.

  • Klein is never more penetrating than in the book's first scene, in which the ingenuous black narrator, Henry Burton, marvels at the way in which the candidate, Jack Stanton, the governor of a small Southern state, listens intently to the members of an urban literacy group, grasps their hands, recounts the experiences of his own poor family, and leaves them feeling heard, understood, and moved.


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