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vigilant

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vig=i=lant

CIDE DICTIONARY

vigilanta. [L. vigilans, -antis, p. pr. of vigilare to watch, fr. vigil awake: cf. F. vigilant. See Vigil.].
     Attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for safety; wakeful; watchful; circumspect; wary.  1 Pet. v. 8.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sirs, take your places, and be vigilant."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

vigilant, adj. watchful against danger, difficulty, etc.

Derivative
vigilantly adv.
Etymology
L vigilans -antis (as VIGILANCE)

THESAURUS

vigilant

Argus-eyed, acute, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, all ready, all set, armed, armed and ready, attentive, aux aguets, avid, booted and spurred, briefed, careful, cautious, chary, circumspect, coached, cocked, covering, custodial, defensive, eager, eagle-eyed, equipped, familiarized, fostering, good and ready, groomed, guarded, guardian, guarding, hawk-eyed, immunizing, in arms, in battle array, in readiness, in the saddle, informed, keen, keen-eyed, lidless, loaded, loaded for bear, mature, mobilized, observant, on guard, on the alert, on the lookout, on the mark, on the watch, open-eyed, parental, planned, prearranged, prepared, prepared and ready, prepped, preventive, primed, prophylactic, protecting, protective, provided, prudent, psyched up, ready, ready for anything, ripe, safeguarding, screening, set, sharp, sharp-eyed, sheltering, shielding, sleepless, tutelary, unsleeping, up in arms, wakeful, wary, watchful, well-prepared, wide-awake, with open eyes

ROGET THESAURUS

vigilant

Caution

N caution, cautiousness, discretion, prudence, cautel, heed, circumspection, calculation, deliberation, foresight, vigilance, warning, coolness, self-possession, self-command, presence of mind, sang froid, well-regulated mind, worldly wisdom, Fabian policy, cautious, wary, guarded, on one's guard, cavendo tutus, in medio tutissimus, vigilant, careful, heedful, cautelous, stealthy, chary, shy of, circumspect, prudent, discreet, politic, sure-footed, unenterprising, unadventurous, cool, steady, self-possessed, overcautious, cautiously, Int, have a care!, timeo Danaos, festina lente, ante victoriam ne canas triumphum, don't sing out victory before the triumph, give, every man thine ear but few thy voice, he who laughs last laughs best, il rit bien qui rit le dernier, ni firmes carta que no leas ni bebas agua que no v, nescit vox missa reverti, love all, trust a few, noli irritare leones, safe bind safe find, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Care

N care, solicitude, heed, heedfulness, scruple, watchfulness, vigilance, surveillance, eyes of Argus, watch, vigil, look out, watch and ward, loeil du maitre, alertness, attention, prudence &c, circumspection, anxiety, forethought, precaution, tidiness accuracy, minuteness, attention to detail, careful regardful, heedful, taking care, particular, prudent, considerate, thoughtful, provident, alert, sure-footed, guarded, on one's guard, on the qui vivre, on the alert, on watch, on the lookout, awake, broad awake, vigilant, watchful, wakeful, wistful, Argus-eyed, wide awake, on the watch for (expectant), tidy accurate, scrupulous, cavendo tutus, carefully, with care, gingerly, quis custodiet istos custodes?, who will watch the watchers?, care will kill a cat, ni bebas agua que no veas, O polished perturbation! Golden care!, the incessant care and labor of his mind.


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