Definitions for on the qui vive

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  1. alertness, sharp-sightedness, on the qui vive(noun)

    lively attentiveness

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  1. on the qui vive(Adverb)

    in a state of heightened vigilance, especially prior to battle

  2. Origin: From qui vive, a sentry's challenge

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