hearken to (someone or something)

hearken to (someone or something)

To listen closely or attentively to something. Edgar, hearken to that sound—I think someone's coming!
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hearken to someone or something

Formal or stilted to listen to someone or something; to pay attention to someone or something. Please hearken to me. I speak the truth. Hearken to the call of the nightingale.
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