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synonyms for sentry

  • sentinel
  • guard
See also synonyms for: sentries
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Every evening, after their sentries locked them in, the men had watched keenly as two fellow officers faced each other across a table, built, like most of the furniture in the house, from disused packing crates.
HOW TWO WWI POWS CONNED THEIR WAY OUT WITH A OUIJA BOARDMARGALIT FOXMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
As it approached Memorial Bridge, and the historic cemetery came into view, another pair of ladder trucks stood sentry.
OFFICER BRIAN SICKNICK REMEMBERED AS HERO WHO DIED DEFENDING THE U.S. CAPITOLMEAGAN FLYNN, EMILY DAVIES, PAUL M. DUGGANFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Last Tuesday, Delhi deployed teachers from government schools to bird duty—to stand as sentries at border points and check for any illegal transportation of poultry into the city state, in the midst of a spreading outbreak of avian flu.
FROM TRACKING THE CORONAVIRUS TO CHECKING CHICKENS, INDIA’S TEACHERS ARE ON EVERY FRONTLINESAMANTH SUBRAMANIANJANUARY 18, 2021QUARTZ
The immune system responds by producing antibodies to that protein, creating sentries against infection by the real virus.
ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINE ARE RARE AND OUTWEIGHED BY THE BENEFIT OF PROTECTION, CDC FINDSWILLIAM WAN, JOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Of course you’d need to sabotage an encampment’s defenses, distract a few archers, and take out lonely sentries before charging in—you’re just one guy with a sword and a dream.
IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
But mindful of her fears, he dispatched one of the troopers to stand sentry outside her door whilst he and his lackey supped.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
That door and that sentry were obstacles which Garnache saw the futility of attempting to overcome without aid.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It was a mere joke, the sentry saw nothing; and the stone passed harmlessly over them.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
"It was by Marius's contrivance that he was placed sentry over the girl," he heard her tell Fortunio, and he thought she sneered.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The housekeeper stood sentry with the broom, and the worthy captains slept on for another half-hour.
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WORDS RELATED TO SENTRY

  • doorkeeper
  • guard
  • lookout
  • monitor
  • protector
  • security officer
  • sentinel
  • sentry
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