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Adjective
Quick to notice any unusual and potentially dangerous or difficult circumstances
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“He was concentrating intensely and quite alert to what was happening around us.”
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Conscious and not asleep
“I stayed alert the whole night thinking about the immense amount of work that still needed to be done.”
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Able to think clearly and intellectually
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“She remained active and alert despite her old age.”
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Able to respond or react quickly
“An alert force of commandos are on hand, ready to be deployed at a moment's notice.”
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Showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters, sometimes with guile
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Busy with activity
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Conscious or aware of something
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Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness
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Full of energy and vigor
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Having information, especially as a result of study or experience
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Clear-headed
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Directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim
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Of facial complexion, smooth, with attractive yellow-pink coloring
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Quick to react
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Using or characterized by irony
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Having or showing an excited feeling that something is about to happen, especially something good
Noun
An announcement or signal warning of danger
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“I would advise you to heed the alert coming from your malware scanner.”
Noun
The state of being watchful for possible danger
“There are more than a dozen guards who are on alert for any rebel activity.”
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Slight panic or anxiety
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An international distress signal used by shipping and aircraft
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Act of sensitizing
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A hollow metal object that sounds a clear musical note when struck, or the sound produced by this object
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The sound of a buzzer or telephone
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A light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc
Verb
To provide notice of a potential or current danger or risk
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“It is my responsibility to alert my clients about the risks involved.”
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To emerge, or cause to emerge, from sleep
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Bleep or call
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To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others
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