Sentence for alert | Use alert in a sentence

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  • Be alert, as you were last night. (10)
  • Old Jolyon was on the alert at once. (8)
  • His gallantry was always on the alert. (4)
  • They were, indeed, preternaturally keen and alert. (1)
  • Altogether he was a handsome, alert, modern American. (13)
  • A noise of something swiftly in motion made them alert. (10)
  • Nothing seems to escape his watchful eve and alert ear. (21)
  • The enemy (the Jocelyn party) was alert, but powerless. (10)
  • The earl could see that he had to be sufficiently alert. (10)
  • Segwuna kept her own counsel, but she was alert and active. (18)
  • Outwardly they were not unlike other young ladies with wits alert. (10)
  • They affected my sense of humour, always alert in me, as you are aware. (10)
  • Keeping his communications alert, Weisspriess bore that way to meet him. (10)
  • Such a new experience puzzled her, kept her instincts painfully on the alert. (8)
  • Gangs from the metropolis found him too determined and alert for their sport. (10)
  • He was intensely observant; his senses were all alert; but he saw not the coffin. (1)
  • If he were to be very alert in engaging Jane Fairfax now, it might augur something. (4)
  • But Carleton was not to be taken by surprise, and the Quebec garrison was on the alert. (19)
  • He discovers that Lespel is a Torified Whig; but that does not make him a bit more alert. (10)
  • Laura walked a little way with her, till Wilfrid, alert for these occasions, joined them. (10)
  • You are assured that the dread of shame, if not emulation, is making him equally wary and alert. (10)
  • He was alert and ready now to make more confident notes regarding the people among whom he was living. (14)
  • No doubt he knew it, for what that most alert intelligence did not know of itself was scarcely worth knowing. (9)
  • Nataly saw them both alert, in the terrible manner peculiar to both, for the directest of the bare statements. (10)
  • While they talked she kept an eye out for other acquaintance, and he stood alert to escape at the first chance. (9)
  • He was a tough opponent for his betters in education, struck forcibly, dexterously, was always alert for debate. (10)
  • His senses were all alert, his breath was suspended, his blood had stilled its tides as if to assist the silence. (1)
  • Of her figure, that was short but did not seem so, still quick-moving, still alert, and always dressed in black or gray. (8)
  • Sir Willoughby requested Laetitia to give Miss Middleton as much of her company as she could; showing that he was on the alert. (10)
  • They seem to be cajoled into security by the happiness of their favourites; whereas the wicked are always alert, and circumspect. (10)
  • The Counsel for the prosecution, a little, alert, grey, decided man, above military age, began detailing the circumstances of the crime. (8)
  • The despot is alert at every issue, to every chance; and she was one, the wakefuller for being benevolent; her mind had no sleep by day. (10)
  • And there were groups where silvery springs The ethereal forest showed begirt By companies in choric rings, Whom but to see made ear alert. (10)
  • A tawny deluge rolled down from the mountains through the bed of the Arno, and kept the Florentine fire-department on the alert night and day. (9)
  • It looked ill that the authorities should allow anything whatsoever to be printed on such a morrow: especially ill, if they were on the alert. (10)
  • His weathered face, under sleek, dark hair, had regular, rather small features, and wore an expression of alert resolution, masked by impassivity. (8)
  • They mounted the gangway-steps, but this time with his hand under her elbow, and his arm alert as before in a suspended embrace against her falling. (9)
  • Staring at that little head which he admired so much, upright and unmoving, in its dark straw toque against the cushion, he would become suddenly alert. (8)

Also see sentences for: agile, attentive, brisk, intent, keen, mindful, nimble.

Definition of alert:

  • alert, al-rt’, adj. watchful: brisk. | n. a sudden attack or surprise. | adv. alert’ly. | n. alert’ness. | upon the alert, upon the watch. (0)

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