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      adj   acute, canny, discerning, intelligent, judicious, learned, perspicacious, politic, prudent, sagacious, sapient, sensible, wise  
      n   authority, elder, expert, guru, mahatma, man of learning, master, Nestor, philosopher, pundit, savant, Solomon, Solon, wise man  
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  ( sages    plural  )
1       n-count   A sage is a person who is regarded as being very wise.  
LITERARY   ...ancient Chinese sages.     
2       adj   Sage means wise and knowledgeable, especially as the result of a lot of experience.  

He was famous for his sage advice to younger painters.     
  sagely      adv   ADV with v   (=wisely)  
Susan nodded sagely as if what I had said was profoundly significant...     
3       n-uncount   Sage is a herb used in cooking.  
4       n-var   Sage is a plant with grey-green leaves and purple, blue, or white flowers.  

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