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sentinel
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • I dare not quit my post, though an unfaithful sentinel, whose sure reward is death and dishonour, when his dreary watch shall come to an end!

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  • A sentinel watched our approach.
  • She stood sentinel outside.

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