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Origin of second sight
OTHER WORDS FROM second sightsec·ond·sight·ed, adjectivesec·ond·sight·ed·ness, noun
Words nearby second sight
Example sentences from the Web for second sight
Gunshots rang out in Paris this morning on a second day of deadly violence that has stunned the French capital.
And as he adjusted to this change in circumstances, he screamed at himself a second time: Wait!Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A second document was titled: “Gambia Reborn: A Charter for Transition from Dictatorship to Democracy and Development.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If 29 vote for someone else, the race for speaker goes to a second ballot for the first time in almost 100 years.
At least 29 fellow Republicans must vote against Boehner for a second ballot to be reached, and that seems very unlikely.
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.Children's Ways|James Sully
But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
British Dictionary definitions for second sight
Derived forms of second sightsecond-sighted, adjectivesecond-sightedness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with second sight
Clairvoyance, as in Jane must have second sight; she knew exactly where Dad had mislaid his keys. This expression, alluding to the supposed power of someone to perceive an event in the future or distance as though actually present, dates from the early 1600s.