quick-sighted


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Adj.1.quick-sighted - having very keen visionquick-sighted - having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat"
sighted - able to see
2.quick-sighted - keenly perceptive or alert; "quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon
perceptive - having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation"
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quick-sighted

[ˈkwɪkˈsaɪtɪd] ADJde vista aguda (fig) → perspicaz
References in classic literature ?
M'Dougal, who was somewhat vain of his official rank, had given it to be understood that they were two chiefs of a great trading company, about to be established here, and the quick-sighted, though one-eyed chief, who was somewhat practiced in traffic with white men, immediately perceived the policy of cultivating the friendship of two such important visitors.
The captain no sooner perceived the passion of Miss Bridget, in which discovery he was very quick-sighted, than he faithfully returned it.
It was dangerous to discharge a gun, or light a fire, or make the least noise, where such quick-eared and quick-sighted enemies were at hand.