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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I thought he was so learned, such a savant, and all of a sudden he behaved so warmly, openly, and youthfully, with such youthful inexperience, and it was all so fine, like you….
  • "He must be a savant," answered Alyosha; "but I confess I can’t tell you much about him, either.
  • I’ve heard of him as a savant, but what sort I don’t know."

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  • I couldn’t understand the savants’ discussion, but I did assist in finding the solution by providing food and locking them in the room until they reached a consensus.
  • a political savant upon whom the candidate depends

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