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She is a smart and sagacious statesman.
  wise — especially through long experience and thoughtfulness
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  • She is a smart and sagacious statesman.
  • He’s been making sagacious business decisions for more than 30 years.
  • Hearing her sagacious questions, I realized she has a keen mind and an understanding of political ramifications.
  • native sagacity, and a nameless something more,—let us call it intuition;
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • For all his sagacity, for all his caution and astuteness, the old judge had gone the way of the rest.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • He could not come among us without betraying his sympathy for us, and, stupid as we were, we had the sagacity to see it.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • —a sagacious way of improving their minds.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Well, then, I must trust to my own sagacity.’
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • ’Ah, yes, now I understand,’ Luigi said sagaciously.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • This latter was a remarkably large and beautiful animal, entirely black, and sagacious to an astonishing degree.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Black Cat

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  • But if these suspicions were really his, he sagaciously refrained from verbally expressing them,
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Morcerf asked leave to retire; he had to collect the documents he had long been preparing against this storm, which his sagacity had foreseen.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Young ladies have great penetration in such matters as these; but I think I may defy even your sagacity, to discover the name of your admirer.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • the other was wholly dependent on the sagacity and intelligence of the seniors of the party.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • She was half sorry her sagacity had miscarried, and half glad that Tom had stumbled into obedient conduct for once.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • His actions had been sagacious things.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • Besides, I found that my understanding improved so much with every day’s experience that I was unwilling to commence this undertaking until a few more months should have added to my sagacity.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The sagacious animal...
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew
  • Between these four ways, a less sagacious man would have remained undecided.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • showing him sagacious in foreseeing the wiles of the enemy
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • If your sagacity, knowledge, and experience, could put me on the right track, I might be able to do so much; unenlightened and undirected, I can do so little.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Tell me, O sagacious Rider.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The sagacious Barclay de Tolly, seeing crowds of wounded men running back and the disordered rear of the army, weighed all the circumstances, concluded that the battle was lost, and sent his favorite officer to the commander in chief with that news.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • A few shook their sagacious heads, intimating that they could penetrate the mystery;
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Minister’s Black Veil
  • Their fidelity and sagacity are below par now.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • My procedure seemed as sagacious as ever.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • ...and were thinking of themselves, as the evening wonder in many a family circle, with great sagacity.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • ...face long and brown; high cheek bones, a sign of sagacity; the maxillary muscles enormously developed, an infallible sign by which a Gascon may always be detected, even without his cap—and...
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • his sagacious relative lifted his head.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • he was sensible and sagacious
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Full of eagerness to prove her sagacity, she...
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • But the Prince Prospero was happy and dauntless and sagacious.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death
  • So scented the grim Feature, and upturned
    His nostril wide into the murky air;
    Sagacious of his quarry from so far.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • Every night at locking-up time, the sagacious old admiral would...
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • I durst make no return to this malicious insinuation, which debased human understanding below the sagacity of a common hound, who has judgment enough to distinguish and follow the cry of the ablest dog in the pack, without being ever mistaken.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • Margaret’s sagacity was not always displayed in a way so satisfactory to her sister.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • ...he will direct a cool judgment sagacious and sound.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • "Very sagacious indeed, sir," said Mrs. Sparsit.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • All at once his deep-set eye assumed so sagacious and penetrating an expression, that Gringoire felt himself, so to speak, searched to the bottom of the soul by that glance.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • As for the bargain, it was wrinkled slyness and craft pitted against native truth and sagacity.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • Doubtless, most sagacious of cats,
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
  • he always consulted me in any little matter of doubt that arose, and invariably guided himself by my advice; not only having a high respect for my native sagacity, but considering that I inherited a good deal from my aunt.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • " more sagacious agent could, I suppose, be desired, or even imagined."
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Purloined Letter
  • The town was small, but the corn and hay-trade was proportionately large, and with his native sagacity he saw opportunity for a share of it.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • I am sure you have as much energy and sagacity as they.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • This landlord had the character, among all his neighbors, of being a very sagacious fellow.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • I leave it to my reader’s sagacity to determine how much of all this it was possible for Henry to communicate at this time to Catherine, how much of it he could have learnt from his father, in what points his own conjectures might assist him, and what portion must yet remain to be told in a letter from James.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • He is a sagacious man in business, and has had a good apprenticeship to it.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • Many attributed Judson’s ascension through party ranks in part to his smooth political sagacity and in part to Prudence Crandall.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • the sagacious power
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
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