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Synonyms for sentry

Synonyms for sentry

a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

Synonyms for sentry

a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

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Steven Taylor, who by nature stands sentry at the heart of a leaky defence, is as capable as most of finishing, particularly from powerful headers on set pieces.
And at the Lever House on Park Avenue, Damien Hirst's "Virgin Mother" stands sentry in the courtyard.
A foreign power that stands sentry in that world cannot spare its local allies the retribution of those who brand them "collaborators" and betrayers of the faith.