sage

Part of speech: adverb

Sagely.

Part of speech: noun

Sageness.

Part of speech: adjective

Having calm, farseeing wisdom; prudent; wise; profound.

Part of speech: noun

A wise and venerable man.

Part of speech: noun

A plant of the mint family, used for flavoring meats, etc.

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Usage examples "sage":

  1. He's no sage, Sainte- Beuve. - "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie.
  2. Let any political crisis occur, and some sage will write a book showing how Daniel had foretold this issue of diplomacy. - "The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible", R. Heber Newton.
  3. Percival, in his works on lameness, has some very sage remarks to make by way of a preliminary, and we cannot do better than quote them here. - "Diseases of the Horse's Foot", Harry Caulton Reeks.