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Vigilance synonyms
vĭj'ə-ləns
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The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
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  1. The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
Acuteness; keenness, as of thought or vision
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  1. Acuteness; keenness, as of thought or vision
  2. Acuteness of vision or perception; keenness.
One who keeps watch.
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  1. One who keeps watch.
  2. A person detailed to watch; sentry
  3. The act of observing or keeping watch.
Close observation of a person or group, especially one under suspicion.
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  1. Close observation of a person or group, especially one under suspicion.
  2. A legal investigative process entailing a close observing or listening to a person in effort to gather evidentiary information about the commission of a crime, or lesser improper behavior (as with surveillance of wayward spouse in domestic relations proceedings). Wiretapping, eavesdropping, shadowing, tailing, and electronic observation are all examples of this law-enforcement technique. A legal investigative process entailing a close observing or listening to a person in effort to gather evidentiary information about the commission of a crime, or lesser improper behavior (as with surveillance of wayward spouse in domestic relations proceedings). Wiretapping, eavesdropping, shadowing, tailing, and electronic observation are all examples of this law-enforcement technique.
  3. Close watch kept over someone, esp. a suspect
(Eccles.) The evening or day before a festival, or the devotional services held then
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  1. (Eccles.) The evening or day before a festival, or the devotional services held then
  2. A watch kept, or the period of this
  3. A watch kept during normal sleeping hours.
A person or group of people serving, especially at night, to guard or protect.
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  1. A person or group of people serving, especially at night, to guard or protect.
  2. The members of a ship's crew on duty during a specific watch.
  3. A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
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  1. The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.
The state of being wakeful.
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The quality or state of being wary
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  1. The quality or state of being wary
  2. Precautionary forethought to avoid harm or risk
  3. Vigilance or the condition of being alert
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