sharp-sighted

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ADJECTIVE
  1. keenly perceptive or alert
    quick-sighted into the faults of the time
  2. having very keen vision
    quick-sighted as a cat
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How To Use sharp-sighted In A Sentence

  • It is surprising that so sharp-sighted a historian of architecture would neglect to mention the role of screens as monumental platforms.
  • Sharp-sighted viewers alone will note the warning signs of owls or demons and realize that the most visible figures of the foreground are all deceivers.
  • This same pessimism consumed all sharp-sighted Austrians.
  • Like other sharp-sighted animals, the eye sockets are protected by a bony ring.
  • When they browse they move upwind, carefully sniffing and sifting the air for danger, their sharp-sighted eyes constantly on the alert.
  • And therefore I think it no way agreeable to a true natural Historian, to pretend to be so sharp-sighted, as to see what a pre-conceiv'd _Hypothesis_ tells them should be there, where another man, though perhaps as seeing, but not forestall'd, can discover no such matter. Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon
  • He often trembled lest some future explorer of manuscripts might be found as sharp-sighted as himself.
  • This remarkable transformation did not escape the attention of sharp-sighted Juno, who sent her still more watchful servant, Argus of the hundred eyes, to guard Io.
  • I would advise no person to travel with a valuable horse without a sharp-sighted servant.
  • He that was sharp-sighted enough to see the configuration of the minute particles of the spring of a clock, and observe on what its elasticity depends, would discover something very admirable.
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