vigil

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Noun[change]

Singular
vigil

Plural
vigils

  1. A vigil is a time of watching, often because of a danger.
    His dog kept vigil outside the hospital for eight days while he was recovering from an accident.
  2. A vigil is a quiet demonstration in support of a cause.
    The protesters held a vigil outside the courthouse in which the trial was happening.

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