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clear-eyed

[kleer-ahyd] /ˈklɪərˌaɪd/
adjective
1.
having clear eyes.
2.
mentally acute or perceptive; realistic; clear-sighted:
a clear-eyed appraisal.
Origin of clear-eyed
1520-1530
1520-30
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  • Lincoln saw beforehand whither his studied view of duty and his clear-eyed obedience led.

  • Clementina alone remained silent, clear-eyed, and unchanged.

  • He was crisp and quick in manner, clear-skinned, very spruce, and clear-eyed; his eyes appraised you in a glance.

  • Then came a visitation from the clear-eyed Mabel and a cleansing of the conscience.

    Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • They were bronzed and clear-eyed, these sea rovers, beguiling the journey with gay speech and with deep, mighty laughs.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
British Dictionary definitions for clear-eyed

clear-eyed

adjective
1.
discerning; perceptive
2.
having clear eyes or sharp vision
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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