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synonyms for alarum

  • alert
  • bell
  • signal
  • siren
  • warning
  • call to arms
  • warning signal
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How to use alarum in a sentence

When the town bell rings the alarum members of the Gild are to go to the help of the Bailiffs only.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
Suddenly the sharp wild clangor of the great alarum-bell of Famagosta crashed through the silence.
THE ROYAL PAWN OF VENICEMRS. LAWRENCE TURNBULL
This will specially be the case when the alarum spring is long and fully wound.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTSSIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
At moonrise, however, Grunter woke, punctual as an alarum clock.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
Mrs. Pryor was, when once unwound, like an alarum, obliged to run off.
SALOMEEMMA MARSHALL
This is a fight for life or death—yon waterfall sounds the alarum for our conflict.
ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN, VOLUME I (OF 2)SIR WALTER SCOTT
So does the toll of the funeral bell become an alarum to rouse us to more active effort and to the nobler service of mankind.
CREED AND DEEDFELIX ADLER
How far back can the word alarum be traced in our language, and how far back alarm?
NOTES & QUERIES, NO. 42, SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 1850VARIOUS
Without a moment's delay, I set up an alarum that might have wakened the whole village; at any rate, it woke our whole house.
CAT AND DOGJULIA CHARLOTTE MAITLAND
After an early breakfast we set out, with the din of the waters sounding an alarum in our ears, and directing our steps.
IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICATYRONE POWER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALARUM

  • alarum
  • array
  • ballyhoo
  • demonstration
  • display
  • flourish
  • hullabaloo
  • panoply
  • parade
  • pomp
  • shine
  • show
  • trumpet call
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.