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wisdom Idioms & Phrases


god's wisdom

  • noun the omniscience of a divine being
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Lip wisdom

  • wise talk without practice, or unsupported by experience.
Webster 1913

Salt of wisdom

  • . See Alembroth.
Webster 1913

To cut one's wisdom teeth

  • to come to years of discretion.
Webster 1913

wisdom book

  • noun any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
    wisdom book; sapiential book.
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wisdom literature

  • noun any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
    wisdom book; sapiential book.
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wisdom of jesus the son of sirach

  • noun an Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)
    Ben Sira; Sirach; Ecclesiasticus.
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wisdom of solomon

  • noun an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
    Wisdom.
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Wisdom tooth

  • noun any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
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  • the last, or back, tooth of the full set on each half of each jaw in man; familiarly so called, because appearing comparatively late, after the person may be supposed to have arrived at the age of wisdom. See the Note under Tooth, 1.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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