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 for Sagacious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sagacious \Sa*ga"cious\, a. [L. sagax, sagacis, akin to sagire
     to perceive quickly or keenly, and probably to E. seek. See
     Seek, and cf. Presage.]
     1. Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in
        following a trail.
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              Sagacious of his quarry from so far.  --Milton.
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     2. Hence, of quick intellectual perceptions; of keen
        penetration and judgment; discerning and judicious;
        knowing; far-sighted; shrewd; sage; wise; as, a sagacious
        man; a sagacious remark.
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              Instinct . . . makes them, many times, sagacious
              above our apprehension.               --Dr. H. More.
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              Only sagacious heads light on these observations,
              and reduce them into general propositions. --Locke.
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     Syn: See Shrewd.
          [1913 Webster] -- Sa*ga"cious*ly, adv. --
          Sa*ga"cious*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sagacious
      adj 1: acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to
             be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and
             thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions";
             "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to
             educators" [syn: perspicacious, sagacious, sapient]
      2: skillful in statecraft or management; "an astute and
         sagacious statesman"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  86 Moby Thesaurus words for "sagacious":
     acute, all-knowing, anticipant, anticipatory, apperceptive,
     appercipient, apprehending, apprehensive, argute, astute, aware,
     blase, cagey, clairvoyant, clever, cogent, cognizant, cosmopolitan,
     cosmopolite, critical, discerning, discriminating, divinatory,
     experienced, far-seeing, farseeing, farsighted, forehanded,
     foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted,
     forethoughtful, gnostic, heady, incisive, insightful, intelligent,
     intuitive, judicious, knowing, knowledgeable, longheaded,
     longsighted, mature, matured, mindful, not born yesterday, old,
     omniscient, penetrating, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious,
     perspicuous, piercing, practiced, precognitive, precognizant,
     prehensile, prepared, prescient, provident, providential, prudent,
     ready, ripe, ripened, sage, sapient, savvy, seasoned, sensible,
     shrewd, smart, sophic, sophisticated, trenchant, tried,
     tried and true, understanding, veteran, wise, world-wise, worldly,
     worldly-wise
  
  

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