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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section V. Results of Reasoning
Faculties
 
500. Sage.
 
  
NOUN:SAGE, wise man; master mind, master spirit of the age; longhead, thinker, philosopher.
  AUTHORITY, oracle, mentor, luminary, shining light, esprit fort [F.], magnus Apollo [L.], Solon, Solomon, Buddha, Confucius, Mentor, Nestor, the Magi; Seven Wise Men of Greece, Seven Sages, Philosophical Pleiad; “second Daniel.”
  savant [F.], pundit (scholar) [See Scholar]; wiseacre [archaic or ironical]; expert [See Proficient]; wizard [See Sorcerer].
  
ADJECTIVE:VENERABLE, venerated, reverenced, revered, honored, looked up to; authoritative, wise, oracular; erudite (knowledge) [See Knowledge]; emeritus [L.].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Barbâ tenus sapientes.
  2. O wise young judge, how I do honor thee.—Merchant of Venice

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