Beacon, light-house, pharos, watch-tower, signal-post, guide-post, etc., see 550.
Sentinel, sentry, watch, watchman, patrol, vedette, etc. 664.
(Phrases). The writing on the wall; the yellow flag; a red light.
(Verbs). To warm, caution, forewarn, premonish, give notice, give warning, admonish, dehort, threaten, menace 909.
(Phrases). To put on one's guard; to sound the alarm.
To take warning; to beware; to be on one's guard 864.
(Adjectives). Warning, etc., premonitory, dehortatory.
Warned, etc., careful, on one's guard 459.
(Interjections). Beware! mind what you are about! let sleeping dogs lie! fnum habet in cornu! fore!
Alarm (Substantives), alerte, alarm, alarm-bell, tocsin, tattoo, signal of distress, blue lights, etc., warning voice; Cassandra.
False alarm, cry of wolf, bugbear, bugaboo, bogy.
(Verbs). To give, raise, or sound an alarm, to alarm, warn, ring the tocsin, battre la générale, to cry wolf.
(Adjectives). Alarming, etc., threatening.
Means of preservation: prophylaxis, preservative, preserver, superstitious remedies, see 993.
(Verbs). To preserve, maintain, support, save, rescue, file (papers).
To embalm, mummify, dry, cure, kipper, salt, pickle, marinade, season, kyanise, bottle, pot, can, tin.
(Phrases). Stare super antiquas vias; nolumus leges Angli mutare.
(Adjectives). Preserving, conservative, prophylactic, preservatory, hygienic.
Preserved, unimpaired, uninjured, unhurt, unsinged, unmarred.
Narrow escape, hair's-breadth 'scape, close shave, échappée belle.
Means of escape: bridge, drawbridge, loophole, ladder, plank, stepping-stone, trap-door, etc. 666.
(Verbs). To escape, scape, elude, evade, wriggle out of, make or effect one's escape, make off, march off, pack off, skip, skip off, slip away, steal away, slink away, flit, decamp, run away, abscond, levant, skedaddle, fly, flee, bolt, bunk, vamose, elope, whip off, break loose, break away, get clear.
(Phrases). To take oneself off; play truant; to beat a retreat; to give one the slip; to slip the collar; to slip through the fingers; to make oneself scarce; to hop the twig; to take to one's heels; to show a clean pair of
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