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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; A slogan used to rally support for a cause.

Usage examples (37)
  • Our watchword will be `democracy'
  • His watchword is always duty; and he never forgets that the nation which lets its duty get on the opposite side to its interest is lost.
  • Even worse, the Bushies traded integrity for incoherence as the McCain watchword.
  • A watchword is the familiar code used by a sentinel to tell the approach of a friend. for more
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