To better see all uses of the word
sagacious
in
The Scarlet Letter
please enable javascript.

sagacious
Used In
The Scarlet Letter
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • native sagacity, and a nameless something more,—let us call it intuition;
  • Sagaciously under their spectacles, did they peep into the holds of vessels.
  • He was not ill-fitted to be the head and representative of a community which owed its origin and progress, and its present state of development, not to the impulses of youth, but to the stern and tempered energies of manhood and the sombre sagacity of age; accomplishing so much, precisely because it imagined and hoped so little.
  • Doomed by his own choice, therefore, as Mr. Dimmesdale so evidently was, to eat his unsavoury morsel always at another’s board, and endure the life-long chill which must be his lot who seeks to warm himself only at another’s fireside, it truly seemed that this sagacious, experienced, benevolent old physician, with his concord of paternal and reverential love for the young pastor, was the very man, of all mankind, to be constantly within reach of his voice.

  • There are no more uses of "sagacious" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She is a smart and sagacious statesman.
  • He’s been making sagacious business decisions for more than 30 years.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading