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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wise.

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Examples

  • After 20 years of reporting and writing news stories, I was well acquainted with what many call a jaded perspective, or what I call a wised-up perspective.

    Politics

  • After 20 years of reporting and writing news stories, I was well acquainted with what many call a jaded perspective, or what I call a wised-up perspective.

    Politics

  • Maybe it's a kind of wised-up, at times even loathing nostalgia-precisely the kind of contradiction that drives the show creatively.

    Francis Anderson

  • I "wised" up the second night and placed my clothes for the following morning inside my sleeping bag to keep warm ... it helped ... a tiny bit!

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  • Upwards of a thousand of the former are all over the trailer's web page, holding forth in that peculiar combination of arrogant certainty, indignant victimization, and pseudo-wised-up, cockily confident wrongness that marks the true Randroid.

    Ellis Weiner: "I love John Galt!" (Atlas Shrugged: the Movie)

  • Upwards of a thousand of the former are all over the trailer's web page, holding forth in that peculiar combination of arrogant certainty, indignant victimization, and pseudo-wised-up, cockily confident wrongness that marks the true Randroid.

    Ellis Weiner: "I love John Galt!" (Atlas Shrugged: the Movie)

  • Too bad Beijing has not wised up to this travesty, and has done nothing to help the Chinese exporters yet, leading to the loss of likely hundreds of billions of dollars in Chinese IP through this predatory practice by major Western companies.

    Hu Jintao's visit: the story the media missed | Dean Baker

  • This buddy went through his explanation of why he thought mortgage trusts were in trouble if more people wised up to how they had messed up with making sure they got the note.

    The 14th Banker: Colossal Judgement Failures in Mortgage Mess

  • And 99.9% of the time this time of year [the dumb ones either wised up or got eaten by now] +3 Good Comment?

    I've always heard to sit tight when squirrel hunting.

  • And 99.9% of the time this time of year [the dumb ones either wised up or got eaten by now] +3 Good Comment?

    I've always heard to sit tight when squirrel hunting.

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