Watchword in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Watchword

a prearranged reply to the challenge of a sentry or a guard; a password or signal by which friends can be known from enemies | a word used as a motto, as expressive of a principle or rule of action; a maxim, byword | a rallying cry

Short Example Sentences for Watchword

  • 1. Thorough was his watchword even then. 🔊
  • 2. Its watchword is progress. 🔊
  • 3. The watchword of my doom. 🔊
  • 4. His watchword was initiative. 🔊
  • 5. We answer to a watchword that endures! 🔊
  • 6. Let leisure be your watchword in a hill country. 🔊
  • 7. How did he know that the watchword was 'Mr. Green'? 🔊
  • 8. Christ or Antichrist is the watchword of the day, gentlemen! 🔊
  • 9. The watchword of the one was Grace; that of the other was Predestination. 🔊
  • 10. His watchword is not "Negation," as all his critics averred, but Reality. 🔊
  • 11. Yes, "Old England for ever!" was still the watchword of the rooks. 🔊
  • 12. No publicity" is the watchword of the young catbirds as well as of the old. 🔊
  • 13. Lycon gave the watchword promptly to one of Pausanias's outposts. 🔊
  • 14. Its watchword was "Free soil, free speech, free labor, and free men. 🔊
  • 15. Their watchword was "Maran atha"--the Lord cometh. 🔊

How to use Watchword in Sentences?

  • 1. Thoroughness was her watchword because victory was her aim, its alternative being coma or death. 🔊
  • 2. They {377} took as their watchword the utter impotence of reason to reach the truth. 🔊
  • 3. To Athanasius it may have been a watchword from the first, but it was not so to many others. 🔊
  • 4. Extirpation has been the watchword with which Caucasian Christianity has gone about the world. 🔊
  • 5. I 'as plenty I likes to give plenty,' was his disreputable watchword in these matters. 🔊
  • 6. The existence of a party having for its watchword the cry for retrenchment and economy is scarcely possible in a modern state. 🔊
  • 7. Thin on to war,' he says; 'an' let ye'er watchword be, "Raymimber ye'er manners,"' he says. 🔊
  • 8. The watchword of duty made him call, but he closed her front door behind him with an emphasis which was not dutiful. 🔊
  • 9. To keep the capital at Omaha was the watchword on the one side and to take it away the battle-cry on the other. 🔊
  • 10. The alarum was rung too late for the devoted people; they rallied to the watchword of liberty, but their glory and strength were already departed. 🔊
  • 11. You must remember that the watchword at that house is, Admiration, more admiration, still more admiration. 🔊
  • 12. Country, right or wrong, had been her family watchword since her ancestor flew to fight the British invaders. 🔊
  • 13. Thou mayst retire to thy couch, but, first, let the guards be doubled, the watchword and countersign changed. 🔊
  • 14. The great host of the toilers may adopt the watchword 'Brotherhood,' but that is only half a truth. 🔊
  • 15. After our half-baked victory over the Hun the popular watchword was "Reconstruction. 🔊
  • 16. And for Arnold this is vital, seeing that the watchword of the culture he proclaims is Know Thyself. 🔊