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sage

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1  —as in:
sage advice
Definition profound wisdom; or one known for being wise
  • Can you offer some sage advice?
sage = wise
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • You can read her sage relationship advice at her blog.
  • sage = wise
  • Some call Warren Buffett the "Sage of Omaha".
  • sage = someone known for being wise
  • That's the teaching of our sages.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • sages = people known for being wise
  • great thinkers and sages
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Magician's Nephew
  • sages = people known for being wise
  • Everybody agreed, sagely.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • sagely = wisely
  •   "Nice-lookin' bruise you got there, kid."
      I touched my cheek gingerly. "Really?"
      Two-Bit nodded sagely. "Nice cut, too."
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • sagely = like a wise person with experience
  • He nodded sagely.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • sagely = like a wise person with experience
  • And no one, especially not the idiotic sages around here, is capable of understanding us, since we're more sensitive and much more advanced in our thinking than any of them ever suspect!
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • sages = wise people
  • Fanny believed there was scarcely a second feeling in common between them; and she may be forgiven by older sages for looking on the chance of Miss Crawford's future improvement as nearly desperate, for thinking that if Edmund's influence in this season of love had already done so little in clearing her judgment, and regulating her notions, his worth would be finally wasted on her even in years of matrimony.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
sages = wise people

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2  —as in:
the growing sage
Definition a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush

or: the color of such plants (a shade of green with some hint of gray)
  • He served leg of lamb with sage and thyme.
sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush

or: the color of such plants (a shade of green with some hint of gray)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Sage and thyme, and mint and two onions, and some parsley.
    Potter, Beatrix  --  The Original Peter Rabbit Books
  • I liked to see them there, in their bowls and bottles: sage and rose, horehound, chicory, wild laurel, the moly in its stoppered glass.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice
  • Surrounded by chollas, bur sage, and the comical scurrying of collared lizards, McCandless pitched his tent in the puny shade of a tamarisk and basked in his newfound freedom.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • sage = a type of plant
  • You're supposed to use sage to clear out negative energy before you use sweet grass.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • The heavy smell of sage slipped down the hill.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice and another commonly called sagebrush
  • I'd mash the beans with roasted garlic and sage and serve them on toasted rounds of homemade sourdough bread.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • sage = a name for various plants including one used as a popular spice
  • Sea-foam green and sage, that's what you should look for, classic and feminine.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • sage = the color of various green plants
  • ...a great variety of herb and root odors were almost hidden by the smell of mountain sage and something as ordinary as curry powder.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • sage = any of various plants including one used as a popular spice and another that is a type of brush with a strong scent
  • A horseman showed dark on the sky-line, then merged into the color of the sage.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
sage = a type of plant

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