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[adj] 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"


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\Sa"pi*ent\, a. [L. sapiens, -entis, p. pr. of sapere to taste, to have sense, to know. See {Sage}, a.] Wise; sage; discerning; -- often in irony or contempt. Where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. --Milton. Syn: Sage; sagacious; knowing; wise; discerning.

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