The Electoral College may be imperfect, but its moderating influence on the American politic should not be laughed off too easily.
At 29, he is again one of the top skaters, riding pro for politic boards, which has one bearing his name.
The goal apparently remains the elimination of Israel, but it is not politic to say so publicly.
The friendship of the agent was only politic for the time being.
And he was politic—or politician—enough to avoid the subject thenceforward.
The politic South felt that its first move had been too bold, and thenceforward worked underground.
This will be a politic move for the Soviets as well as England.
She, too, had a political end to gain, and was too politic to give way to anger and reproaches.
We have no Esther now to share their thrones, no politic Mordecai, no purple-vested Daniel.
She had purposely been left in ignorance, and a politic man would hesitate long before daring to enlighten her.
early 15c., "pertaining to public affairs," from Middle French politique "political" (14c.) and directly from Latin politicus "of citizens or the state, civil, civic," from Greek politikos "of citizens, pertaining to the state and its administration; pertaining to public life," from polites "citizen," from polis "city" (see polis). Replaced in most adjectival senses by political. From mid-15c. as "prudent, judicious."