Argus-eyed

  • 1Argus-eyed — Ar gus eyed, a. Extremely observant; watchful; sharp sighted. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Argus-eyed — [är′gəsīd΄] adj. keenly observant; vigilant …

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  • 3argus-eyed — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp eyed, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 4argus-eyed — a. Vigilant, watchful, alert, all observant, discerning, perspicacious, sharp sighted, quick sighted, lynx eyed, hawk eyed …

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  • 5Argus-eyed — Ar′gus eyed adj. vigilant; watchful • Etymology: 1600–10 …

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  • 6argus-eyed — /ˈagəs aɪd/ (say ahguhs uyd) adjective keen eyed; vigilant. {from Argus1} …

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  • 7Argus-eyed — adjective Date: 1603 vigilantly observant …

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  • 8Argus-eyed — /ahr geuhs uyd /, adj. having keen eyes; vigilant; watchful. * * * …

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  • 9argus-eyed — adjective Ever vigilant …

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  • 10Argus —   n. monster with a hundred eyes; careful watcher.    ♦ Argus eyed, a. ever watchful.    ♦ argus, n. any of several small brown butterflies with eyespots …

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  • 11Argus — n. 1 a watchful guardian. 2 an Asiatic pheasant having markings on its tail resembling eyes. 3 a butterfly having markings resembling eyes. Phrases and idioms: Argus eyed vigilant. Etymology: ME f. L f. Gk Argos mythical person with a hundred… …

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  • 12argus — n. 1 a watchful guardian. 2 an Asiatic pheasant having markings on its tail resembling eyes. 3 a butterfly having markings resembling eyes. Phrases and idioms: Argus eyed vigilant. Etymology: ME f. L f. Gk Argos mythical person with a hundred… …

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  • 13Argus — hundred eyed giant of Greek mythology, late 14c., from Latin, from Gk. Argos, lit. the bright one, from argos shining, bright (see ARGENT (Cf. argent)). His epithet was Panoptes all eyes. After his death, Hera transferred his eyes to the peacock… …

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  • 14Argus — noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Argos Date: 14th century 1. a hundred eyed monster of Greek mythology 2. a watchful guardian …

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  • 15Argus eyes — vigilantly observant eyes, watchful eyes (from the hundred eyed monster in Greek mythology) …

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  • 16hawk-eyed — adjective having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp eyed, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 17sharp-eyed — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 18hawk eyed — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, all ears, all eyes, aux aguets, cat eyed, clear eyed, clear sighted, custodial, eagle eyed, eye minded, farseeing, farsighted, ferret eyed, guarded, keen eyed, lidless, observant, on guard, on the lookout,… …

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  • 19sharp eyed — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, alert, all ears, all eyes, attentive, aux aguets, aware, cat eyed, clear eyed, clear sighted, custodial, eagle eyed, eye minded, farseeing, farsighted, ferret eyed, guarded, hawk eyed, keen, keen eyed,… …

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  • 20Hawk-eyed — ( [imac]d ), a. Having very keen vision; sharp sighted; discerning. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: keen sighted, lynx eyed, quick sighted, sharp eyed, sharp sighted. [1913 Webster] 2. alert to possible danger. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: argus eyed, open eyed …

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