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Sentence count:82+5Posted:2017-01-23Updated:2017-01-23
Synonym: watchSimilar words: vigilantagilityfragilenavigatevigorousvignettefragilityrigidMeaning: ['vɪdʒɪl]  n. 1. a period of sleeplessness 2. the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival) 3. a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe. 
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31, Gunpowder: the smouldering disbelief of McFall during his long and lonely vigil at the belay.
32, Nothing stirs save a falcon high above the heath, silent in its daily vigil.
33, Miles kept vigil by the door but began to grow tired.
34, A blizzard kept demonstrators away, and a planned church vigil reportedly fizzled for lack of interest.
35, The Vigil of the Lord's Resurrection will commence at 10.00 p.m.
36, A well-loved monument to the devotion of a little terrier who kept vigil on his master's grave for many years.
37, The Catholic hierarchy was joined at the prayer vigil by the Rev.
38, As his devoted family maintained a constant vigil at his bedside, they were rewarded by gradual signs of improvement.
39, Buddhist monks dressed in ochre robes lit traditional butter lamps and held a six-hour prayer vigil at a Himalayan monastery in Sikkim.
40, Perhaps they could use some of their undoubted energy in joining a night shotgun vigil after a hard day's work?
41, Devoted Jean Crowther and their sons and daughters kept a round-the-clock vigil at his bedside.
42, During a candlelight vigil, the names of the victims were written on placards and taped to the side of a building.
43, Each night, Brian kept his lonely vigil, doing homework and listening intensely to what was going on behind the door.
44, Canon Oates held another vigil to mark John's five hundredth day in August.
45, They kept up a twenty-four-hour vigil outside Coleherne Court, and plagued her at the kindergarten.
46, This time the subject was the rubrics of the Roman missal and the form of the Holy Saturday vigil.
47, But as he began his sixth day his silent vigil ended.
48, For Hagerman and others in his family, it was the second time they have endured such a vigil.Sentence dictionary
49, What thanks is this for keeping vigil outside in the street nearly all night?
50, The vigil was very moving but some elements of it were a bit odd.
51, They have the backing of a prison reform group, and will hold a candlelight vigil outside the jail this weekend.
52, Charles departs for the opera, leaving a distraught Diana to keep a bedside vigil for two days by herself.
53, Valmir von Raukov is a tough warlord whose constant vigil has protected the northern borders of the Empire for many years.
54, Trafalgar Square, January 17, 1991: A protestor participates in a candlelit vigil against the war in the Gulf.
55, She made herself some weak tea and drank it gratefully and then returned to her vigil at the window.
56, On Monday a few hundred gathered among the Victorian buildings of the city's George Square to mount a vigil.
57, He was always in the cheerful rooms upstairs, where the Sisters kept a constant vigil on premature and very sick children.
58, As the family kept vigil, the children saw at close quarters the stubborn determination of their stepmother.
59, All the McIlkenny grandchildren are holding candles in support of the vigil for their grandfather.
60, Only about 60 people turned up to a recent candle-lit vigil outside Orsett hospital supposedly a protest against trust status being given.
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