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noun wÄ«se
  1. (archaic) way, manner
= verb (wis, es)
  1. To become wise.
  2. (transitive, slang) Usually with "up", to inform.
Mo wised him up about his situation.
  1. (intransitive, slang) Usually with "up", to learn.
''After Mo had a word with him, he wised up.
adjective (wiser, wisest)
  1. Showing good judgement or the benefit of experience.
Storing extra food for the winter was a wise decision.
They were considered the wise old men of the administration.
  1. (colloquial) Disrespectful.
Don't get wise with me!

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