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sagacious
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  • But of course I said nothing in reply except that I would do my best, though I feared (I realty felt it necessary to repeat this) that he thought me much more sagacious than I was.
  • The sagacious Smallweed supplies him with the newspaper and occasionally drops his eye upon him from the landing as a precaution against his becoming disgusted with waiting and making an untimely departure.
  • Mr. Guppy nods his sagacious head, advances it yet closer, and drops into a whisper.
  • "So sagacious, our young friend," said she to me in her mysterious way.
  • But exceedingly sagacious!
  • But ve-ry sagacious!
  • Now, I have had very little pleasure at our dear Richard’s lately, and your practical sagacity demonstrates why.
  • He was really very kind and gentle, and as he stood before the fire warming his boots and rubbing his face with his forefinger, I felt a confidence in his sagacity which reassured me.
  • Mr. Jobling is about to interrupt when the sagacious Smallweed checks him with a dry cough and the words, "Hem!
  • The best you can, the best you can!" and Mr. Bucket, with a nod and a sagacious crook of the forefinger, slips down into the hall, where the voices quickly die away.

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

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