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synonyms for on the qui vive

  • active
  • bright
  • careful
  • intelligent
  • observant
  • perceptive
  • sharp
  • vigilant
  • wary
  • watchful
  • wired
  • wise
  • hip
  • jazzed
  • quick
  • ready
  • spirited
  • all ears
  • cagey
  • circumspect
  • clever
  • fast on the draw
  • good hands
  • heads up
  • heedful
  • on guard
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • on the job
  • on the lookout
  • psyched-up
  • switched on
  • wide-awake
  • with it

antonyms for on the qui vive

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  • careless
  • dull
  • foolish
  • ignorant
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • lazy
  • negligent
  • stupid
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unintelligent
  • unobservant
  • slow
  • uneducated
  • asleep
  • drowsy
  • lethargic
  • sluggish
  • weary
  • careless
  • inattentive
  • negligent
  • unaware
  • disregarding
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • inconsiderate
  • neglectful
  • neglecting
    • at ease
    • bold
    • brave
    • calm
    • certain
    • composed
    • confident
    • content
    • cool
    • courageous
    • definite
    • easygoing
    • firm
    • happy
    • laid-back
    • nice
    • peaceful
    • quiet
    • settled
    • sound
    • stable
    • steady
    • strong
    • sure
    • unafraid
    • undoubted
    • unfearful
    • unworried
    • comfortable
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      You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
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      Il n'y eut celuy de nous qui ne jugeast tel metheore prodigieux.
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      C'est asss demeur la maison; sortons un peu dehors, comme nous avons promis de faire, et racontons ce qui s'est pass par le pays.
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      Celuy pourra savoir l'aise qu'en avons receu et recevons, qui aura cogneu les dangers et necessits o nous estions.
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      Bien valut Monsieur de Biancourt d'etre plus sage que plusieurs de son esquipage, qui ne crioyent lors que de tout tuer.
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      Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
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