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- adv. In the manner of a sage, with wisdom, wisely.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a sage manner; wisely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a sage manner; wisely; with just discernment and prudence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a wise manner
And for the record, I appreciate you using the term "sagely" in reference to me even if it was in jest!
Chris, as for President Obama lying, the actions he promised are indeed, as you sagely suggest, still in progress and therefore don't qualify as lies.
Joe Sixpack nods sagely again … theAmericanist says:
"For whether they be large or small, a dozen eggs is a dozen eggs," he observed sagely to himself; and a dozen small ones he found to weigh but a pound and a quarter.
Remember that the American carmaker responded to the threat of smaller, cheaper, better, more economical foreign cars in the 1970s by taking a long, hard look at its fleet of behemoths, nodding sagely, and then adding spiffier "landau roofs."
[I] n mooring this familiar character to the unique history of early-20th-century Hawaii, Brennert portrays the Aloha State's history as complicated and dynamic -- not simply a melting pot, but a Hawaiian-style "mixed plate" in which, as Jin sagely notes, "many different tastes share the plate, but none of them loses its individual flavor, and together they make up a uniquely 'local' cuisine."
A nation nods sagely; it's bamboozled us for years, too.
"I can always buy a ticket," she proffered, sagely.
Here I applied the sagely old nurse smile, and I looked right back into those watery green eyes.
The old man nodded sagely when he heard the good word at Mass a week ago.
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