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How to use sapient in a sentence
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Therefore why be sapient and solemn about it, like an editorial in a newspaper?THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
One sapient editor said that the pearls in the mussels in Salmon and Connecticut Rivers caused the disturbance.MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
As this sapient precept dropped oracularly from his lips, a word at a time, his figure faded and turned pale.THE MAN-WOLF AND OTHER TALESEMILE ERCKMANN AND ALEXANDRE CHATRIAN
You are really inimitable, you stern guardians of morals and most sapient defenders of the immaculateness of the State!QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
"I'll talk it over with Nancy again," and the big black sun-bonnet nodded with sapient significance.A MAID OF THE SILVER SEAJOHN OXENHAM
"Dead, dead easy," he reiterated, with the unction of enjoyment in his sapient superiority.SCARLETT OF THE MOUNTEDMARGUERITE MERINGTON
There was a sapient inquirer, recently deceased, who had a short way out of this difficulty.FALLING IN LOVEGRANT ALLEN
"It never does to poke your finger into a bird's nest," observed Elsie, with a sapient shake of the head.IN THE HIGH VALLEYSUSAN COOLIDGE
WORDS RELATED TO SAPIENT
- making sense
- standing to reason
- within reason
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