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sentinel
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Against their depredations, a small black sentinel was stationed on the front porch.
  • Smoked foundations and the lonesone blackened chimneys, now known as "Sherman’s Sentinels," appeared with disheartening frequency.
  • Every empty, shell-pitted house they had passed that day, every gaunt chimney standing sentinel over smoke-blackened ruins, had frightened her more.

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

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