keep vigil

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Definition of keep vigil

: to stay in a place and quietly wait, pray, etc., for a period of time She kept vigil at the bedside of her ailing son.

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“Keep vigil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20vigil. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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