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And now there was added to this devotion an element of indefinable anxiety which made its vigilance unceasing.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The city had good government for twenty years after the operations of that Vigilance Committee.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
If any thing excited suspicion, the individual and his premises were to be searched with the utmost vigilance.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
It was an immense structure of great weight, and only an uncommon honesty—and vigilance—in building had saved it from destruction.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I am terrified at the thought of what may occur at any moment in spite of my solicitude and untiring vigilance.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Frederick's tender years, his antecedents, your tender solicitude, my constant vigilance.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Her heart will give trouble, and all your vigilance and forbearance are called for, to avoid serious consequences.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
At the table, asleep, her body sunk into weariness of long vigilance, was Inga Sonderson.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The enterprise above the town failed entirely through the vigilance of the Austrians.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
This conduct, added to their general deportment, served to excite our suspicions and redouble our vigilance.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VIGILANCE

  • alertness
  • attention
  • care
  • carefulness
  • deliberation
  • discretion
  • guardedness
  • heed
  • heedfulness
  • prudence
  • vigilance
  • watchfulness
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