1. with strained or eager attention
; - Example: "listened intently"- Example: "stood watching intently"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Intently \In*tent"ly\, adv.
In an intent manner; as, the eyes intently fixed.
Syn: Fixedly; steadfastly; earnestly; attentively;
sedulously; diligently; eagerly.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: with strained or eager attention; "listened intently";
"stood watching intently"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
46 Moby Thesaurus words for "intently":
absorbedly, advertently, ardently, assiduously, attentively,
closely, continuously, determinedly, devotedly, devoutly, doggedly,
eagerly, earnestly, engrossedly, fervently, fervidly, fixedly,
heartily, heatedly, heedfully, impassionedly, intensely,
interestedly, keenly, mindfully, observantly, passionately,
perfervidly, preoccupiedly, raptly, regardfully, seriously,
sharply, sincerely, steadfastly, steadily, studiously,
unflinchingly, unremittingly, vehemently, with attention,
with interest, with rapt attention, with undivided attention,
without distraction, zealously