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vigilant
used in Washington Square

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Definition
carefully observant or attentive — often to possible danger
  • It will probably seem to the reader, however, that the Doctor's vigilance was by no means excessive, and that these two young people had an open field.
    Chapter 10 (14% in)
  • He was not in the least in a state of tension or of vigilance with regard to Catherine's prospects he was even on his guard against the ridicule that might attach itself to the spectacle of a house thrown into agitation by its daughter and heiress receiving attentions unprecedented in its annals.
    Chapter 7 (3% in)

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