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vigil

noun

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an act or period of watching for signs of activity, danger, or opportunity
  • kept vigil at their ailing son's bedside the entire time he was in the hospital

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The first known use of vigil was in the 13th century

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“Vigil.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vigil. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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