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noun as in sentry

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The police feel that they’re getting an always available sentinel standing guard in front of the homes of repeat victims of crime.

These sentinels stay in contact with systems equipped to issue streams of calibrated instructions to the parts of the body that can act to maintain stability.

This clinical strategy relies both on infected individuals coming to sentinel hospitals and medical authorities who are influential and persistent enough to raise the alarm.

That’s the Kinyarwandan name for the eight volcanoes — two active, six dormant — that stand sentinel over the tripartite border of Uganda, Rwanda and Congo.

It matters where tohorā feed and how their populations recover from whaling because the species is recognised as a sentinel for climate change throughout the Southern Hemisphere.

The program, Satellite Sentinel Project, is designed to document and deter atrocities against civilians.

Clooney heads the Satellite Sentinel Project, which monitors human rights abuses.

They were reading the Lodi News-Sentinel and the Indianapolis Star and the Milwaukee Journal.

“The more I thought about it, the more sense it made,” she told the Sun-Sentinel in 1998.

A web promotion for X-Men: Days of Future Past indicated that the character had been killed by a Sentinel in 2011.

The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.

The sentinel was singing a sequedilla above; and its notes came to them with the wailing blast.

The sentinel stood leaning against a tree, his head on his breast, apparently sound asleep.

A few miles in advance of the island stands the beautiful Falcon Rock, like a sentinel upon the look-out.

At length he approached a sentinel, who called “halt” three times without response, and then shot the lieutenant dead.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sentinel, such as: guard, keeper, lookout, picket, protector, and watchman/woman.

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