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sagacious adj
1 acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators" [syn: perspicacious, sapient]
2 skillful in statecraft or management; "an astute and sagacious statesman"

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  1. Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.


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