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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(iii) Perceptions of Light
 
441. Vision.
 
  
NOUN:VISION, sight, optics, eyesight.
  VIEW, look, espial, glance, ken, coup d’œil [F.]; glimpse, glint, peep, peek; gaze, stare, leer; perlustration [rare], contemplation; conspection [obs.], conspectuity [obs.]; regard, survey; inspection, introspection; reconnoissance, reconnaissance, speculation, watch, espionage, espionnage [F.]; autopsy; ocular -inspection, - demonstration; sight-seeing, globe-trotting [colloq.].
  VIEWPOINT, standpoint, point of view; gazebo, loophole, belvedere, watch-tower.
  FIELD OF VIEW; theater or theatre, amphitheater or amphitheatre, arena, vista, horizon; commanding view, bird’s-eye view, panoramic view.
  VISUAL ORGAN, organ of vision; eye; naked eye, unassisted eye; retina, pupil, iris, cornea, white; optics, orbs; saucer -, goggle -, gooseberry- eyes.
  short sight [See Dim-sightedness]; clear -, sharp -, quick -, eagle -, piercing -, penetrating- -sight, - glance, - eye; perspicacity, discernment; catopsis.
  [COMPARISON] eagle, hawk; cat, lynx, weasel; Argus.
  EVIL EYE, blighting glance; basilisk, cockatrice.
  [OPTICAL DEVICES] spectacles, eye-glass, lorgnette, monocle, reading glass, field glass, opera glass; telescope [See Optical Instruments]; microscope, periscope.
  
VERB:SEE, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [archaic]; get -, have -, catch- a -sight, - glimpse -of; command a view of; witness, contemplate, speculate; cast -, set- the eyes on; be a spectator of [See Spectator]; look on (be present) [See Presence]; see sights [See Curiosity]; see at a glance [See Intelligence. Wisdom].
  LOOK, view, eye; lift up the eyes, open one’s eye; look -at, - on, - upon, - over, - about one, - round; survey, scan, inspect; run the eye -over, - through; reconnoiter or reconnoitre, glance- round, - on, - over; turn -, bend- one’s looks upon; direct the eyes to, turn the eyes on, cast a glance.
  observe (attend to) [See Attention]; watch (care) [See Care]; see with one’s own eyes; watch for (expect) [See Expectation]; peep, peek, peer, pry, take a peep; play at bopeep.
  look full in the face, look hard at, look intently; strain one’s eyes; fix -, rivet- the eyes upon; stare, gaze; pore over, gloat on, gloat over; leer, ogle, glare; goggle; cock the eye, squint, gloat, look askance or askant.
  
ADJECTIVE:OCULAR; seeing &c. v.; visual, optic or optical; ophthalmic.
  CLEAR-SIGHTED &c. n.; clear-eyed, far-sighted; eagle-, hawk-, lynx-, keen-, Argus- eyed.
  VISIBLE [See Visibility].
  
ADVERB:VISIBLY [See Visibility]; in sight of, with one’s eyes open.
  AT SIGHT, at first sight, at a glance, at the first blush; primâ facie [L.].
  
INTERJECTION:LOOK! (attention) [See Attention].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. The scales falling from one’s eyes.
  2. An eye like Mars to threaten or command.—Hamlet
  3. Her eyes are homes of silent prayer.—Tennyson
  4. Looking before and after.—Hamlet
  5. Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.—Milton

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