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savant
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
someone recognized as especially knowledgeable in a particular field
  • Do you suppose that the real savant addresses himself stupidly to the mere individual?
    Chapters 51-52 (80% in)
  • Faria had dug his way through fifty feet, Dantes would dig a hundred; Faria, at the age of fifty, had devoted three years to the task; he, who was but half as old, would sacrifice six; Faria, a priest and savant, had not shrunk from the idea of risking his life by trying to swim a distance of three miles to one of the islands—Daume, Rattonneau, or Lemaire; should a hardy sailer, an experienced diver, like himself, shrink from a similar task; should he, who had so often for mere...
    Chapters 15-16 (82% in)

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