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Longtime Washington Post sports columnist Thomas Boswell announced his retirement Friday, ending a decorated 52-year career in which he chronicled the biggest moments in Washington and national sports with enthusiasm and erudition.

As you can see, there is plenty of erudition to go with the laughs.

But he shares with Foster Wallace a gift for exactitude, erudition, and moral concern.

Iyer employs a terrific combination of erudition and absurdity that calls to mind the great postmodernists.

Anderson carries his erudition lightly, but there's enough scholarship there to make an academic proud.

I respect Rabbi Yosef's erudition and his brave and sometimes iconoclastic halakhic (Jewish legal) writings.

But it was neither his talents as a diplomatist, nor his remarkable mind, nor his solid erudition, which made Nicot immortal.

Charity had picked up enough of her companion's erudition to understand what had attracted him to the house.

A good man, and a scholar of rare erudition, he possessed nevertheless the true temper of a bigot.

There is no erudition, no sublime thought, nor any production which surpasses the ordinary capacities of the human mind.

He was a man of great erudition, and there need be no hesitation in accepting this extraordinary prayer as genuine.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to erudition, such as: refinement, bookishness, brains, cultivation, culture, and enlightenment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.