keen-sighted


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Adj.1.keen-sighted - having very keen visionkeen-sighted - having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat"
sighted - able to see
2.keen-sighted - capable of seeing to a great distance
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
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Others, more keen-sighted, winked at the too frequent presentation on washing-days, and at impromptu suppers, of superior spiced-beef, which flattered their palates more than the cold remnants they had formerly been contented with.
He could not be aware that since then youth and loveliness had been to me everyday objects; that I had studied them at leisure and closely, and had seen the plain texture of truth under the embroidery of appearance; nor could he, keen-sighted as he was, penetrate into my heart, search my brain, and read my peculiar sympathies and antipathies; he had not known me long enough, or well enough, to perceive how low my feelings would ebb under some influences, powerful over most minds; how high, how fast they would flow under other influences, that perhaps acted with the more intense force on me, because they acted on me alone.
Keen-sighted and penetrating, a mere glance at his son told him that something extraordinary had befallen him.
I will tell you frankly," said Prince Vasili in the tone of a crafty man convinced of the futility of being cunning with so keen-sighted companion.