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erudite
 a.  learned; scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books
Classic Sentence:
1  At all events, if it involved any secret information in regard to old Roger Chillingworth, it was in a tongue unknown to the erudite clergyman, and did but increase the bewilderment of his mind.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
2  She was learned, erudite, wise, competent, curiously proficient in history, crammed with Latin, stuffed with Greek, full of Hebrew, and more of a Benedictine monk than a Benedictine nun.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—SOME SILHOUETTES OF THIS DARKNESS
3  Dr. Johnson never attained to that erudition; Noah Webster's ark does not hold it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
4  He was learned even to erudition, and almost an Orientalist.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
Example Sentence:
1  He could be blunt, but he was also erudite, witty and outspoken in an era when bosses have become ever more wary of courting controversy.
2  Lou Reed was given not one but two of the most erudite tributes of the evening on Saturday in Cleveland as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
3  It is very poignant and surprisingly erudite for an 11-year-old. Tell Max I send him my very best wishes for good luck and success.
4  Though his fellow students thought him erudite, Paul knew he would have to spend many years in serious study before he could consider himself a scholar.