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vigilant
used in The Lords of Discipline

7 uses
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Definition
carefully observant or attentive — often to possible danger
  • Though twenty years older than Abigail, he didn't have a single gray hair on his thin, nervously vigilant head.
    Chapter 1.2 (61% in)
  • But if we continue to uphold our standards, the highest standards of any military college in the world, I cannot help but think that our system is growing stronger and that our vigilance will be rewarded.
    Chapter 1.5 (60% in)
  • The cadre was vigilant for the slightest sign of a bad attitude, of unchecked anger or frustration, or that sudden, desperate glazing in a freshman's eyes just before he was ready to crack.
    Chapter 2.17 (32% in)
  • I had no doubts then, and none now, that I spent four years in the loveliest city on the continent and that some indelible mark of civilization, some passionate intimacy with form and beauty, would remain with me always if only I were vigilant enough, if only I were resolute in my intention to assimilate the resonances and intimations of that exquisite city.
    Chapter 2.18 (41% in)
  • We're just staying vigilant, Bubba.
    Chapter 3.30 (18% in)
  • He lacked all capacity for sustained worry or the distraught vigilance that comes from paranoia.
    Chapter 4.40 (19% in)
  • We received no ironic messages in our mail slots nor any menacing communiques slipped beneath the door to our room, and after a week of vigilance we concluded that our silence had appeased The Ten.
    Chapter 4.41 (0% in)

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