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Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness, speak cheering words while their ears can hear, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier by them. GeorgeWilliams Childs
- Rhymes: -eɪt
Third person singular
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to wait for.
- I await your reply to my letter.
- (transitive) To wait on, serve, or attend (to).
- (transitive) To expect.
- (transitive) To be in store for; to be ready or in waiting for
- Glorious rewards await the good in heaven, eternal suffering awaits mortal sinners in hell.
- (intransitive) To watch.
- (intransitive) To wait (on or upon).
- (intransitive) To wait; to stay in waiting.
- As await means to wait for, it is not followed by "for". I am awaiting for your reply is therefore incorrect.
transitive: to wait for
transitive: to wait on, to serve
transitive: to expect
transitive: to be in store for
intransitive, to stay in waiting
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