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sagely

[ seyj-lee ]
/ ˈseɪdʒ li /
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Definition of sagely

adverb
with a knowing or thoughtful expression; in a way that suggests careful reflection: By way of response, my father only puffed on his pipe and nodded sagely.
in a wise or judicious way; insightfully: As someone has sagely pointed out, today's idiot will be tomorrow's beacon of truth.
adjective
Rare. wise or judicious; insightful: A lot of people think that, like a sagely seaman who acquires wisdom and whiskers as his years trickle away on the sea, all traditions gain value as they age.
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Origin of sagely

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