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1‘he was so erudite that only men who were his equals in scholarship could understand him’
learned, scholarly, well educated, knowledgeable, well read, widely read, well versed, well informed, lettered, cultured, cultivated, civilized, intellectual
intelligent, clever, academic, literary, bookish, highbrow, studious, sage, wise, sagacious, discerning, donnish, cerebral, enlightened, illuminated, sophisticated, pedantic
esoteric, obscure, recondite
informal brainy, genius
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