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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A purposeful surveillance to guard or observe; The rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival); A period of sleeplessness.

Usage examples (36)
  • A vigil is planned in his memory for Saturday, she said.
  • The Mass of the vigil is changed in only a few respects.
  • Jill Carroll: new tape released; blogger pals maintain vigil
  • So our vigil is mainly a witness to the public about abortion and that we are praying for its end. for more
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