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Isaac Mayer Wise, Wise
n. United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)
Stephen Samuel Wise, Wise
n. United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
wise
n. a way of doing or being; "in no wise"; "in this wise"
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overbold, wise, sassy, saucy, smart, impudent, impertinent, fresh
adj. improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
diplomatic, wise
adj. (statesmanlike)
wise to, wise, knowing
adj. evidencing the possession of inside information
heady, wise, judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
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venturous, venturesome, daring, audacious
adj. disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"
sensible, judicious
adj. proceeding from good judgment
sensible, judicious
adj. proceeding from good judgment
watchful, alert
adj. engaged in or accustomed to close observation; "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"
open-eyed, argus-eyed, wakeful, vigilant
adj. carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"
pushful, pushy
adj. marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative; "an aggressive young executive"; "a pushful insurance agent"
bold
adj. fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
nervy
adj. showing or requiring courage and contempt of danger; "the nervy feats of mountaineers"
careful
adj. full of cares or anxiety; "Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41
cautious
adj. showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
cautious
adj. showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
chary, cagy, cagey
adj. characterized by great caution and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"
restrained, guarded
adj. prudent; "guarded optimism"
jaunty, debonaire, debonair, chipper
adj. having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air; "looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton; "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds; "walked with a jaunty step"; "a jaunty optimist"
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
clever, canny, cagy, cagey
adj. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
clever, canny, cagy, cagey
adj. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
nonchalant, insouciant, casual
adj. marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
prescient
adj. perceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
prescient
adj. perceiving the significance of events before they occur; "extraordinarily prescient memoranda on the probable course of postwar relations"-R.H.Rovere
literate
adj. knowledgeable and educated in one or several fields; "computer literate"
of import, important
adj. of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
of import, important
adj. of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
wise to, wise, knowing
adj. evidencing the possession of inside information
intelligent
adj. having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
perceptive, discerning, apprehensive
adj. quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
trenchant, searching
adj. having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
worldly-wise
adj. experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
worldly-wise
adj. experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
profound
adj. showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret"
profound
adj. showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret"
thoughtful
adj. having intellectual depth; "a deeply thoughtful essay"
longsighted, prospicient, foresightful, farseeing, long, foresighted, farsighted
adj. planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
longsighted, prospicient, foresightful, farseeing, long, foresighted, farsighted
adj. planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
discreet, circumspect
adj. heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"
heady, wise, judicious
adj. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters; "judicious use of one's money"; "a wise decision"
sensible, reasonable
adj. showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
level-headed, sound, levelheaded, intelligent, healthy
adj. exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
level-headed, sound, levelheaded, intelligent, healthy
adj. exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
scholarly
adj. characteristic of scholars or scholarship; "scholarly pursuits"; "a scholarly treatise"; "a scholarly attitude"
saucy, pert, irreverent, impertinent
adj. characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality; "a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner"
utilitarian
adj. having utility often to the exclusion of values; "plain utilitarian kitchenware"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
wise
adj. having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment"
sapient, sagacious, perspicacious
adj. 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"
sage
adj. having wisdom that comes with age and experience
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nervy, cheeky, brash
adj. offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
self-assertive, bumptious
adj. offensively self-assertive
overfamiliar
adj. taking undue liberties; "young women disliked the overfamiliar tone he took with them"
presumptuous, assuming, assumptive
adj. excessively forward; "an assumptive person"; "on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide"; "the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants"
up on, abreast, au fait, au courant
adj. being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge; "kept abreast of the latest developments"; "constant revision keeps the book au courant"; "always au fait on the latest events"; "up on the news"
advised
adj. having received information; "be kept advised"
conversant
adj. well informed about or familiar with; usu followed by "with": "conversant with business trends"
enlightened, educated
adj. characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"
hip to, hip, hep
adj. informed about the latest trends
knowing, knowledgeable
adj. alert and fully informed; "a knowing collector of rare books"; "surprisingly knowledgeable about what was going on"
well-read
adj. well informed or deeply versed through reading; "respect for a well-read man"; "well-read in medieval history"
discreet, circumspect
adj. heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"
provident
adj. careful in regard to your own interests; "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident"
prudential
adj. arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters; "he abstained partly for prudential reasons"
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stupid
adj. lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
imprudent
adj. not prudent or wise; "very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas"; "would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
foolish
adj. devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
foolish
adj. devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
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