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 ?
I do not mean to say that I am particularly observant or quick-sighted in general, but in such a case I am sure I could not be deceived.
Had Morrel been a more quick-sighted man, or better versed in these matters, he would have been surprised at the king's procureur answering him on such a subject, instead of referring him to the governors of the prison or the prefect of the department.
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.