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The environmentalist movement that was cultivated here has given rise to an entire generation of engineers, scientists, and designers who have started to pay closer attention to the ways that nature can be the most sagacious teacher.
IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF ENVIRONMENTALISM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANASTASIA BENDEBURY & MICHAEL SHILO DELAYOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
Houses innumerable had been built for it on deck, but the sagacious animal had a rooted antipathy to restraint.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
They had not gone far before the sagacious animal began to bark.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
Caroline tells her friends things which she thinks exceedingly flattering, but which cause a sagacious husband to make a wry face.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
The sapajous are very sagacious and dexterous: they go in companies, and mutually warn and assist each other.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
But he was a firm, sagacious leader, with the personal magnetism to attract devotion.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
This Frenchman, however, neath his careless surface, was wonderfully shrewd and sagacious.
MICHAEL STROGOFFJULES VERNE
He was a remarkably strong and sagacious brute—an Australian dog—and he seemed to enjoy the task.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
The sagacious Vane—the brave and skilful Harrison—were men who acted avowedly under the influence of such.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Bridgenorth, though strong-minded and sagacious, is haunted by the fears of Popery, which are the bugbears of his sect.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO SAGACIOUS

  • Einstein
  • astute
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • canny
  • clever
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • nobody's fool
  • perceptive
  • perspicacious
  • quick
  • sagacious
  • sapient
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • sharp as a tack
  • shrewd
  • whiz
  • wise
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