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Keen-sighted   /kin-sˈaɪtəd/   Listen

Having very keen vision.  Synonyms: argus-eyed, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, quick-sighted, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted.
Capable of seeing to a great distance.  Synonyms: eagle-eyed, farseeing, longsighted.

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"Keen-sighted" Quotes from Famous Books

... the chief, "there is but one such a people with a red skin; my warriors are keen-sighted; they cannot be mistaken. Now, we Comanches never take the scalp of a Cayuga any more than that of a hedge-hog; we kick them out of our way when they cross our path; that's all. Hear me my braves, and believe me, though I will speak strange words: these reptiles have thought that because we have ...
— Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet • Captain Marryat

... that first fortnight aboard the Mercury, I often feel astonished that I never, for a single instant, caught the faintest premonition of what was looming ahead; for I can recall plenty of hints and suggestions, had I only been keen-sighted enough to observe them and smart enough to read their significance; but I believe the fact to be that at that time I had no room in my mind for any other thought than that of the navigation of the ship. It is true that ...
— Overdue - The Story of a Missing Ship • Harry Collingwood

... firmly believe in, and which sets forth that this island was thrown up by a special act of providence as a place of refuge for a poor priest, a good and holy man, who, being admitted to the confidence of the court of a Chief then ruling over Kalorama, was discovered, by a keen-sighted attendant, in an amour with one of his daughters, a girl of so much beauty that various chiefs had come from the east, and the west, and the north, and the south, to lay their offerings at her feet. But to none of them would she give her hand and heart. And although the priest protested ...
— The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter • "Pheleg Van Trusedale"

... to the public in a volume. Jacques Arago is eminent in Paris not more for his abilities as a man of letters than for his fastidiousness, devotion, and success as a roue. If Love is sometimes blind, he is keen-sighted for the sightless Arago, who boasts of having loved and been loved by the ...
— The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851 • Various

Words linked to "Keen-sighted" :   farsighted, sighted, presbyopic

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