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Vigil

Vig´il
n.1.Abstinence from sleep, whether at a time when sleep is customary or not; the act of keeping awake, or the state of being awake; sleeplessness; wakefulness; watch.
2.Hence, devotional watching; waking for prayer, or other religious exercises.
Be sober and keep vigil,
The Judge is at the gate.
- Neale (Rhythm of St. Bernard).
3.(Eccl.) Originally, the watch kept on the night before a feast.
4.A religious service performed in the evening preceding a feast.
Vigils of flowers
(Bot.) a peculiar faculty belonging to the flowers of certain plants of opening and closing their petals at certain hours of the day.
Noun1.vigil - a period of sleeplessness
2.vigil - a devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
Synonyms: watch
3.vigil - a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
Synonyms: watch
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-- Vigil --
vigil candle
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Vigilance
vigilance committee
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