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heed
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
pay close attention to; or to do what is suggested — especially with regard to a warning or other advice
  • Her big long breasts lay flat on her chest like they'd been pressed down with an iron, but she did seem heedless of it.
    Book 1 — Genesis (27% in)
  • But Father skipped over all that and went straight to the dire consequences: "The emissaries of the Lord smote the sinners, who had come heedless to the sight of God, heedless in their nakedness.
    Book 1 — Genesis (27% in)
  • But Father skipped over all that and went straight to the dire consequences: "The emissaries of the Lord smote the sinners, who had come heedless to the sight of God, heedless in their nakedness.
    Book 1 — Genesis (27% in)
  • If we plagued him with our worries about Mother, he merely snapped that she would heed God's call soon enough, and get herself up and around.
    Book 3 — Judges (20% in)
  • He didn't appear to be paying much heed to the sermon.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (18% in)

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