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Neither have they teachers or advisers with whom they can take counsel in riper years.

But they were not the advisers and comforters for this hour of need.

It would be well for the people if their advisers were muzzled too.

The need of students, especially of freshmen, for advisers is widely recognized.

Even Samuel Adams, so reasoned the advisers of Gage, might be bought.

Gage and his advisers, "greatly puzzled," also watched the crystallizing of opinion.

The time had come for the blow which Jefferson and his advisers had held in reserve.

Trevisan was not without friends and advisers in the great search.

Meanwhile, he was urged in vain by his advisers to proclaim martial law.

Most of the men who are his advisers are dropping away from him.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, agent noun from advise (v.). Meaning "military person sent to help a government or army in a foreign country" is recorded from 1915. Alternative form, Latinate advisor, is perhaps a back-formation from advisory.

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