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."
In the latter particular, however, even the vigilance of the quick-sighted Ellen was deceived.
He returned, however, in eight or nine weeks, and did not entirely keep aloof from me, but comported himself in so remarkable a manner that his quick-sighted sister could not fail to notice the change.