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  • adv. In a wise manner; using good judgement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a wise manner; prudently; judiciously; discreetly; with wisdom.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a wise manner; with wisdom, cunning, or skill; judiciously; prudently; discreetly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a wise manner

Etymologies

From Middle English wisliche, wislike, from Old English wīslīċe ("wisely", adv), equvalent to wise +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

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