Watchful and ready, as in facing danger
The definition of vigilant is watchful and alert.
Characterized by vigilance
In a sharp manner
With the eyes opened widely, as because of surprise or fear
Completely conscious; not in a state of sleep.
Not sleeping or not able to sleep.
Done with the eyes open
Wary is defined as watchful or cautious.
Not in a state of sleep
With head directly above the neck, eyes front.
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
Paying close attention; alert or observant:
Having knowledge or discernment of something:
Sharp and quick in seeing, hearing, thinking, etc.; acute
Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.
Alternative spelling of bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
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