What does argus-eyed mean?

argus-eyed meaning in General Dictionary

having really keen sight

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  • very carefully observant or conscious; in search of possible risk
  • excessively observant; watchful; sharp-sighted.

argus-eyed meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) exceptionally observant; watchful; sharp-sighted.

Sentence Examples with the word argus-eyed

The secret police provided but a poor substitute for the assistance which an argus-eyed and articulate public opinion gives to the efficient working of a constitutional system; for the greatest of autocrats has but two eyes, and it is no difficult task to deceive him.

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