wís-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wís-líc
adj. Wise, discreet, prudent, sagacious Mé ðynceþ wíslíc, gif ðú geseó ða þing beteran, ðæt wé ðám onfón, Bd. 2, 13 ; S. 516, 10. Is wíslíc rǽd, ðæt manna gehwylc geornlíce smeáge, Wulfst. 4, 21. Wíslíc wærscipe, L. I. P. 10; Th. ii. 318, 37. Ðín mildheortnes wíslíc standeþ, deórust and gedéfust, Ps. Th. 102, 16. Mid wíslícum geðylde, Homl. Th. ii. 222, 21. Hé him wíslíce andsware sende ille ei prudens responsum misit , L. Ecg. P. iii. 14; Th. ii. 200, 20. Ðú ǽghwylces canst worda wíslíc andgit. Andr. Kmbl. 1018 ; An. 509. Wera gehwylcum wíslícu word gerísaþ. Exon. Th. 343, 34 ; Gen. Ex. 166. Ongan se biscop lustfullian ðæs iungan snyttro and his wíslícra worda delectabatur antistes prudentia verborum juvenis . Bd. 5, 19; S. 637, 47. Drihten wordum wíslícum herian, Ps. Th. 65, l. Rǽd forð gǽð, hafaþ wíslícuWord on fæðme, Cd. Th. 211, 14; Exod. 526. Wíslícu wundur oncnáwan, Ps. Th. 87, 11. Swá déme hé swá him wíslícost þince judicet pro ut ipsi prudentissimum videbitur, L. Ecg. C. 32; Th. ii. 156, 20. [O. Sax. wís-lík: O. H. Ger. wís-líh sagax, Urbanu.] v. un-wíslíc.
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