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I was keenly aware when I was drafted, when I signed my first contract; immediately, I was thinking about the end.
Grant Hill

Meaning of "keenly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KEENLY

keenly  [ˈkiːnlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KEENLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Keenly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES KEENLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of keenly in the English dictionary

The first definition of keenly in the dictionary is used to indicate that someone feels very strongly or intensely about something. Other definition of keenly is used to indicate that someone is very interested in or enthusiastic about something. Keenly is also used to indicate that someone is able to notice things that are difficult to detect.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KEENLY


Burnley
ˈbɜːnlɪ
carnally
ˈkɑːnlɪ
Charnley
ˈtʃɑːnlɪ
cleanly
ˈkliːnlɪ
Darnley
ˈdɑːnlɪ
forlornly
fəˈlɔːnlɪ
greenly
ˈɡriːnlɪ
leanly
ˈliːnlɪ
meanly
ˈmiːnlɪ
obscenely
əbˈsiːnlɪ
opportunely
ˈɒpətjuːnlɪ
pristinely
ˈprɪstiːnlɪ
queenly
ˈkwiːnlɪ
routinely
ruːˈtiːnlɪ
saccharinely
ˈsækəriːnlɪ
serenely
sɪˈriːnlɪ
sternly
ˈstɜːnlɪ
terrenely
tɛˈriːnlɪ
uncleanly
ʌnˈkliːnlɪ
unqueenly
ʌnˈkwiːnlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KEENLY

keelboat
keeler
keelhaul
keelie
Keeling Islands
keelman
keelson
Keelung
keen
keener
keenness
keeno
keep
keep a person guessing
keep a stiff upper lip
keep a tight rein on
keep an eye open
keep at
keep away
keep back

WORDS THAT END LIKE KEENLY

barrenly
brazenly
brokenly
cravenly
drunkenly
evenly
goldenly
heavenly
hiddenly
maidenly
mistakenly
openly
outspokenly
slovenly
suddenly
sullenly
unbrokenly
unevenly
unmaidenly
woodenly

Synonyms and antonyms of keenly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «keenly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KEENLY

Find out the translation of keenly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of keenly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «keenly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

敏锐地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agudamente
570 millions of speakers

English

keenly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गौर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تماما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

остро
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sutilmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গভীরভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vivement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tajam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scharf
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鋭く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카롭게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Keenly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sâu sắc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முனைப்போடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्सुकतेने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hevesle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avidamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

żywotnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гостро
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έντονα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skerp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

livligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

intenst
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of keenly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KEENLY»

The term «keenly» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.215 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KEENLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about keenly

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10 QUOTES WITH «KEENLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word keenly.
1
Jill Abramson
I think about the question of perspective in reporting all the time, and since I spent 20 years of my career in Washington as both a reporter and an editor I'm keenly aware that a newspaper should not be dominated by stories in which the only voices and perspective come from those in power.
2
Akihito
The Japanese keenly learned from Western civilisation in a bid to modernize and preserve the nation.
3
Anne Enright
I'm very keenly aware that there aren't very many women writing literary fiction in Ireland and so that gives me a sense that what I say matters, in some small way.
4
Lee Greenwood
The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment.
5
John Grogan
I was keenly aware that everybody would have loved for me to do a close sequel or a spin-off to 'Marley and Me.'
6
Grant Hill
I was keenly aware when I was drafted, when I signed my first contract; immediately, I was thinking about the end.
7
Hu Jintao
At the same time, we are keenly aware that China is still the largest developing country in the world and we need to make long and hard efforts if we are to build a moderately prosperous society in all respects and basically achieve modernization.
8
Jamie Johnson
In affluent communities, where each member is keenly aware of his or her place within the Byzantine order, attracting the right friends is a blood sport. Chumming up to influential figures who are in a position to help can determine the course of an entire life.
9
Chiang Kai-shek
Because of my intense hopes for the youth of China, I feel very keenly my responsibility for their future success or failure. The fate of China lies in their hands. The responsibility for organizing and training them to become worthy citizens of China, able to undertake the tasks of Resistance and Reconstruction, is mine; I cannot evade it.
10
Richard Marx
I'm now so keenly aware that I have everything to prove and nothing to lose.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KEENLY»

Discover the use of keenly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to keenly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Selected Letters on Politics and Society
I hope that the revolutionary fervor that seemed to be agitating Metz is beginning to calm down. I keenly hope this is the case both for the public and particularly for you, my dear friend, whose fate very keenly concerns me and of whom I think ...
Alexis de Tocqueville, Roger Boesche, 1986
2
Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot
The heroic story of Pussy Riot, who resurrected the power of truth in a society built on lies On February 21, 2012, five young women entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.
Masha Gessen, 2014
3
To My Annie Book 2: 100 Poems of Passion
Near To degrees, the simple artist, simply can't choose 'Tis all part of the process, the paying of dues Inspired by the passions, love lost and frail fear The death knell keenly sounded — my turn may be near Life sometimes interrupted by ...
Wade Powers, 2010
4
In Plain Sight: Felix A. Sommerfeld, Spymaster in Mexico, ...
... keenly observ in a Harper's Magazine ar d'Affairs, keenly observed a Harper's Magazine article fairs, keenly observed the arper's Magazine article in , keenly observed the r's Magazine article in enly observed the agazine article in observed ...
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5
Liberation as Affirmation: The Religiosity of Zhuangzi and ...
(284) It is from the notion of liangxing, or walking both ways, instead of Laozi's of Laozi's's wu or nonbeing as the arbitrary origin of all beings, that Wang keenly sensed the the arbitrary origin of all beings, that Wang keenly sensed the arbitrary ...
Ge Ling Shang, 2012
6
Latin Word Order : Structured Meaning and Information: ...
A similar range of meanings from manner to degree is found with acriter 'keenly, strongly.' Verb phrase scope is well evidenced 177 Ita nostri acriter in hostes signo dato impetum fecerunt ut... (BG 1.52) Equites hostium essedariique acriter  ...
A. M. Devine Professor of Classics Stanford University, Laurence D. Stephens Adjunct Professor of Classics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
7
Early in the Mourning: Reflections on a Loss, Keenly Felt
"During the upheaval of a close companion's illness and death, Gerard Benjamin found that keeping a journal helped him to remain calm.
Gerard Benjamin, 2012
8
The Happy Life; Answer to Skeptics; Divine Providence and ...
First of all, Alypius, let us attentively examine the nature of that which so keenly impresses you, and makes you so cautious. You have said that the Academics' theory — the theory that a wise man knows nothing — is strengthened by many ...
Augustine (Author), Ludwig Schopp (Translator), 2008
9
Don’t Miss the Revival!: Messages for Revival and Spiritual ...
The whole thing, be it keenly noticed, is simply a return to the original condition. in the eden garden was the presence of God, a masterful man in the likeness of God, with full dominion over all creation. There was full accord in all nature, and ...
Dr. Franklin L. Kirksey, 2014
10
Wilson's Tales Series:
The embellishment and improvementof the cityof Edinburghwere keenly urgedandcarried onby one party, atthe head ofwhich was Provost Drummond. He was keenly opposed by another, which, thoughfewerin number, andnot so well ...
Alexander Leighton, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KEENLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term keenly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
What Should Libertarians Think About the Civil War? - Newsweek
Unlike the pro-Confederate position, these libertarian defenders of the North are keenly aware of both the centrality of slavery to the conflict as ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
2
Ralph Steadman & Ceri Levy: 'He has a childlike quality. He's …
And as the years went by, I keenly collected his books. In 2011, I'd been approaching different artists to take part in Ghosts of Gone Birds, ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
3
Five Things Learned From Summer League | Philadelphia 76ers
... the luxury of spending training camp or preseason with the team, he's certainly a player whose development I'll be keenly watching this year. «Sixers.com, Jul 15»
4
On Patrol With the Soldiers Battling Bandits, Islamist Militants, and …
Mongi Hamdi, Tunisia's former foreign minister who's now heading up the UN mission, is keenly aware of the disconnect between the mission ... «VICE News, Jul 15»
5
Dallas is a haven for private art spaces | Dallas Morning News
The Karpidas Collection of Contemporary Art is so important globally that this opening is keenly anticipated. Another, called Site131, is being ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
6
Penalty drama sees Tahiti into maiden final - FIFA.com
Tahiti edged their way into their first ever FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after winning 3-1 on penalties, following a keenly contested 6-6 draw ... «FIFA.com, Jul 15»
7
This Week's Rent DVD column in the Provincetown Banner …
She plays Maria, an aging European star of stage and screen, and a powerful, keenly intelligent, mercurial and self-involved woman, someone ... «Wicked Local Provincetown, Jul 15»
8
Remembering The Heroes Killed in Chattanooga - Daniel Doherty
On Friday, Fox News' Jennifer Griffin gave a moving rundown of who these men were, and why their deaths will be so keenly felt by their ... «Town Hall, Jul 15»
9
Advocates visit kids at local cancer center | Local | Journal Gazette
Draining it saved Kyler's life – something of which he is keenly aware. “He knows he almost died last year,” Kelly said of how much her son ... «Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Parents worried as crimes by and against children go up | Latest …
According to child experts, parents should observe their children keenly to look for various signs as they may indicate if a child is being ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Keenly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/keenly>. Jan 2021 ».
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