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1‘the Chinese sage Confucius’
wise man, wise woman, learned man, learned woman, man of letters, woman of letters, philosopher, scholar, thinker, savant, Solomon, Nestor, Solon
pandit, authority, expert, guru, maharishi, mahatma, elder, teacher, guiding light, mentor
1‘he makes some very sage comments in his book’
wise, learned, clever, intelligent, showing great knowledge, with great knowledge, knowledgeable, sensible, intellectual, scholarly, sagacious, erudite
discerning, judicious, canny, penetrating, perceptive, acute, astute, shrewd, prudent, politic, thoughtful, full of insight, insightful, percipient, perspicacious, philosophical, profound, deep
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