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sagacious
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
wise — especially through long experience and thoughtfulness
  • Morcerf asked leave to retire; he had to collect the documents he had long been preparing against this storm, which his sagacity had foreseen.
    Chapters 85-86 (60% in)
sagacity = wisdom
  • , was carelessly listening to a man of fifty or fifty-two years of age, with gray hair, aristocratic bearing, and exceedingly gentlemanly attire, and meanwhile making a marginal note in a volume of Gryphius's rather inaccurate, but much sought-after, edition of Horace—a work which was much indebted to the sagacious observations of the philosophical monarch.
    Chapters 9-10 (42% in)
  • Faria, since their first acquaintance, had been on all points so rational and logical, so wonderfully sagacious, in fact, that he could not understand how so much wisdom on all points could be allied with madness.
    Chapters 17-18 (71% in)
  • Now, Madame Danglars feared Eugenie's sagacity and the influence of Mademoiselle d'Armilly; she had frequently observed the contemptuous expression with which her daughter looked upon Debray,—an expression which seemed to imply that she understood all her mother's amorous and pecuniary relationships with the intimate secretary; moreover, she saw that Eugenie detested Debray,—not only because he was a source of dissension and scandal under the paternal roof, but because she had at once...
    Chapters 99-100 (3% in)
  • The count's marvellous sagacity understood all that was passing in the young girl's mind.
    Chapters 99-100 (81% in)

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