wise to


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Adj.1.wise to - evidencing the possession of inside information
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
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This he was infinitely too wise to sacrifice to a trifling resentment.
A Dahcotah chieftain ought to be too wise to laugh at justice.
Can it be wise to put this desirable and essential quality under the ban of the Constitution, and to declare that the moment it is acquired, its possessor shall be compelled to abandon the station in which it was acquired, and to which it is adapted?
With his disinterested passion for art, he had a real desire to call the attention of the wise to a talent which was in the highest degree original; but he was too good a journalist to be unaware that the "human interest" would enable him more easily to effect his purpose.