VIGILANT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of vigilant
Definition:
a. attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for safety; wakeful; watchful; circumspect; wary
a. watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert
Example:
Picking stocks is tough enough, but amidst worries of a double-dip recession, be especially vigilant in what sectors you play.
The Surrey RCMP is being extra vigilant as it prepares for Saturday's Vaisakhi parade in light of the tragic events in Boston.
“In London we’re very very vigilant and very very concerned. Every day – as you saw recently, we had to raise the threat level – every day the security services are involved in thousands of operations.
Sentence in Classic:
The little word seemed to have turned a rapier point of his sensitiveness against this courteous and vigilant foe.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Pavel Petrovitch she was more afraid of than ever; for some time he had begun to watch her, and would suddenly make his appearance, as though he sprang out of the earth behind her back, in his English suit, with his immovable vigilant face, and his hands in his pockets.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Fortunately we have the great cardinal; his vigilant eye watches over and penetrates to the bottom of the heart.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
The words were still in the mouth of the scout, when the leader of the party, whose approaching footsteps had caught the vigilant ear of the Indian, came openly into view.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
No company, a walk, a family dinner of four, and an evening of looking over books and pictures; Miss Murdstone with a homily before her, and her eye upon us, keeping guard vigilantly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It proved, however, that our vigil was not to be so long as Holmes had led us to fear, and it ended in a very sudden and singular fashion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context