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Word of the Week: Vigilance

September 24, 2009 Word No Comments

When Alastor “Mad Eye” Moody called for “constant vigilance,” his advice may have been meant for Harry Potter, but its profundity held relevance to the entire human race.

This week’s Word of the Week is vigilance. The word, in essence, means watchfulness, alertness, and concern. Its uses are many, and after Moody’s, its penultimate appearance comes in the form of the Magic: the Gathering creature ability “vigilance.”

Imagine, if your vigilance were to lapse at any point, you may end up lazy, endangered, or even tapped while attacking.

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