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having clear eyes.
mentally acute or perceptive; realistic; clear-sighted:
a clear-eyed appraisal.
Contemporary Examples

Economic Deathmatch Tunku Varadarajan October 23, 2010
Is Ted Cruz Doomed to a Political Flameout Like Michele Bachmann’s? Jamelle Bouie September 25, 2013
What Do Opponents of this Immigration Reform Really Want? David Frum May 6, 2013
Pat Robertson Is Latest Supporter as Drive to Legalize Marijuana Heats Up Tony Doukopil March 8, 2012
Michael Kelly and the War Michael Tomasky April 3, 2013

Historical Examples

Abraham Lincoln’s Cardinal Traits; Clark S. Beardslee
A First Family of Tasajara Bret Harte
Stories of Achievement, Volume IV (of 6) Various
Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune

discerning; perceptive
having clear eyes or sharp vision


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