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sagacious

Pronunciation: /səˈgeɪʃəs/

Translation of sagacious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] [judge/chief] sagaz; [advice] sagaz, astuto
    Example sentences
    • He was wise and sagacious, but prone to dissension and his spirit was that of calmness under fire.
    • Yet the interminable self-contemplation, articulate and sagacious though it is, proves to be a bit too much of a good thing, and this gray, humorless, dispassionate novel eventually sinks under the weight of it all.
    • He's buzzing with ideas, opinions and sagacious thoughts.

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