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sage
as in:  sage advice


Some call Warren Buffett the "Sage of Omaha".
  profound wisdom; or one known for being wise
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  • Some call Warren Buffett the "Sage of Omaha".
  • I take a deep breath as I soak in even more sage advice from her.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • great thinkers and sages
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician’s Nephew
  • That’s the teaching of our sages.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night

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  • by which the fools steal the wisdom of the sages.
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem
  • Some of the people are saying the Eight sages took you away to teach you magic,
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • ...said the sage, as he shook his grey locks,
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • the author of my history was no sage, but some ignorant chatterer
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Two-Bit nodded sagely.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • His notable little wife ... had enough to do to attend to her housekeeping and manage her poultry; for, as she sagely observed, ducks and geese are foolish things, and must be looked after, but girls can take care of themselves.
    Washington Irving  --  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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  • The sage started, and bent his head aside, as if to catch the fleeting sounds of some passing melody.
    Cooper, James Fenimore  --  The Last of The Mohicans
  • "A marvellously sage plan," said Fitzurse, "and, as I think, not entirely of thine own device."
    Scott, Walter  --  Ivanhoe
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Associated words [difficulty]:   sage [2]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Philosophy, Classic Literature, Human Behavior, Public Policy & Politics
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