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used in Atlas Shrugged

4 uses
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a person who stands guard or looks out for something
  • Sentinels with bayonets stood on the landings of the fire-stairways.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (48% in)
  • On the roof of a structure above the gate, he saw, as he came closer, the slim silhouette of a man who held a gun in each hand and, from behind the protection of a chimney, kept firing at intervals down into the mob, firing swiftly and, it seemed, in two directions at once, like a sentinel protecting the approaches to the gate.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (90% in)
  • The corridors were deserted except for armed sentinels posted at the turns.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (89% in)
  • He observed, as he came closer, that something out of the ordinary was going on at Project X, The barbed-wire fence was broken, and no sentinels met him at the gate.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (11% in)

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