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


My kind of work has wised me up to what folks are likely to do!

He didn't tell me this, but I wised myself to it right away.

I'm not wised up yet to this new game of yours, but I've got a bet on you.

"I thought the Pilgrim had wised yuh up to all the details," he said coldly.

"And one—the book of common sense, and that has wised you," Kelso went on.

You amble right along and get some pants on—and when you've wised up some you'll thank me a lot.

"He's wised me fer a tenderfoot, an' thinks Oi'm easy," thought Sparrer.

Deceived herself by men, she finally arrived at that stage of life known in theatrical circles as "wised up."

Travers doesn't understand, but he's to be wised up to-night, according to orders, and—'

Was this the outcome of the inmate's despair from the intrusion of other pilgrims who had wised to see the Heine dwelling-rooms?