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a usually elderly person noted for wisdom, knowledge, and judgment

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someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

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Only the German savant and Madame de Cominges did not leave the General's apartments.
If his omelettes - if his fricandeaux were inestimable, what littérateur of that day would not have given twice as much for an "Idée de Bon-Bon" as for all the trash of "Idées" of all the rest of the savants ?
The note of anxiety was capitally caught; it was at once personal and public-spirited, that of the enthusiastic savant, afraid for a national treasure which few appreciated as he did himself.
He obstinately refused the nutritious food of the whole ox family, and even to the present hour, now that he is established in all the scientific dignity and security of a savant in one of the maritime towns, he turns his back with a shudder on those delicious and unrivalled viands, that are so often seen at the suppers of the craft, and which are unequalled by any thing, that is served under the same name, at the boasted chop-houses of London, or at the most renowned of the Parisian restaurants.
As it was, he could be compared with nothing known to men, save that newest discovery of the savants, a substance which emits energy for an unlimited time, without being itself in the least diminished in power.
By some good fortune we discovered about this time that both our savants had the very poorest opinion of Dr.
With others, I have laughed at the assertions of the savants that modern man is a cold and passionless creation in comparison with the males of former ages--in a word, that love, as the one grand passion, had ceased to exist.
You have already remarked that I am an ignoramus in mathematical subjects; and it is impossible for me to find out how the savants of the observatory were able to calculate what initiatory speed the projectile ought to have on leaving the Columbiad in order to attain the moon.
I know that, because I was there on duty, having to interview one of the savants of the Academy of Philadelphia, who was being feted there.
Arthur William Rance, one of the American savants, seated himself in the great gallery, and Monsieur Robert Darzac led Mademoiselle Stangerson into the conservatory.
Savant has announced that its new Savant Remote, initially seen at the 2015 CEDIA Expo, will go on sale in summer 2016.
According to MCA vice- president Ravi Savant, who claims he lost by a solitary vote to Kerala's TC Mathew for the post of the BCCI vice- president from the west zone, the MCA will highlight in the petition how a " biased" ruling by AGM chairman Shivlal Yadav impacted his chances and that of others of his group, headed by MCA president Sharad Pawar.
The Savant practice uses evidence based medicine along with state-of-the-art technology to improve the lives of their patients.
The "human computer" known as the Sports Trading Club golf savant has betting exchanges running scared and shaking in their pants after again successfully predicting Zach Johnson at 12-1 the winner of a PGA tour event.