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heed
used in Light in August

4 uses
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Definition
pay close attention to; or to do what is suggested — especially with regard to a warning or other advice
  • He could hear me no more than that man and that woman (ay, and that child) would hear or heed me if I tried to come back into life.
    Chapter 13 (44% in)
  • So he continued to walk in a baffled and fretted manner about that heedless monument of the color of both hope and catastrophe until a deputy came up and told how he had discovered in a cabin beyond the house, traces of recent occupation.
    Chapter 13 (10% in)
  • He was unshaven too and muddy, like the quarry which they had not yet even seen, and his face looked strained and a little mad, with frustration, outrage, and his voice was hoarse, as though he had been doing a good deal of unheeded shouting or talking recently.
    Chapter 14 (36% in)
  • With all air, all heaven, filled with the lost and unheeded crying of all the living who ever lived, wailing still like lost children among the cold and terrible stars.
    Chapter 20 (97% in)

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