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Definition of "wise-like" [wise•-like]

  • Alternative form of wiselike. (adjective)

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Use "wise-like" in a sentence
  • "It was well and kindly meant, but it was not a wise-like thing to do."
  • "This was too much for the gravity of any one; and the stillness of the summer night was broken by a burst of hearty laughter from the whole company; and the old man made the matter little better, when the laugh had subsided by saying in a very grave manner, "Well, after a 'I think is would be a verra wise-like precaution wi' sic a wee bit body as her.""
  • "Miss Young and others prepared her outfit, and made her, as she said, "wise-like and decent," -- she, the while, holding daily receptions, for she was now regarded as one of the West African sights, and every one came to call upon her."
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