Wise

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Definition

wise: clever, experienced, intelligent, prudent
adjective
Delavigne stock is a wise investment. It was a prudent decision you made to buy some.
Bruno is wise when it comes to making important decisions. He always takes the best option.

the wisdom: the knowledge (from experience), the sagacity, the prudence
noun

Examples

  • "Bob the Brit : You're no gangster, Corsican, you're just a big talking wise guy!"
  • "Remember, a wise man once said, 'you have to learn to crawl before you can walk'."
  • "Our King is wise and kind of drunk"
  • "Philip : Oh you think you're a wise guy, huh?"
  • "What matters is that this new companion shall be good, strong and wise."
  • "If you're wise, you'll equip your home with a top-of-the-range security system. Consider an alarm, motion-activated security lights, and perhaps CCTV cameras."

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