hearken hearken


  • (v) listen; used mostly in the imperative



  1. For if I will, saith the Lord of Hosts, raise up seed unto me, I will command my people, otherwise they shall hearken unto these things.
  2. And those who think that the remarks of candidate spouses don't count should hearken back to 2004.
  3. They hearken more closely to Calvin than do their more numerous Northern Presbyterian cousins.


  • Tiger Woods Will Come Back Strong from Elbow Injury at 2013 British Open

    After a month of rest, Tiger Woods and his sore left elbow will be ready to rock and roll at the 2013 British Open .  It's funny how quickly opinions change. Hearken back, if you will, to mid-May of this current season.  Woods was a dynamo who couldn't be stopped, and this isn't just my opinion—he was playing as he did in the days of old. After Woods won The Players Championship , nobody could ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "When we got into the studio, we got in with a very small ensemble not knowing what would happen or what would come out of it," Diamond said. "Rick may have wanted to hearken back to simpler days of my career when I worked with a five piece...
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Neil Diamond Source: London Free Press

  2. In the latter, Cantor, the lone Jewish Republican in the House, said, "I think his remarks are reprehensible. I think his remarks are anachronistic and hearken back to the day of Adolph Hitler, of the others, of Mein Kampf, of . . . sources that...
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Eric Cantor Source: Richmond Times Dispatch

  3. Schultz said Wednesday the company will continue to "do things around the coffee experience that will hearken back to our past," without being more specific.
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Howard Schultz Source: The News Journal

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propriety propriety
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