Sage Adj. Roots: Sapere- To taste: to perceive: to be sensible or wise
The old professor was viewed as a sage, it was said no one knew more about english then he did.
Widely and unfavorably known; infamous
Adj. Roots: Nosco, Noscere, novi, notum - To get to know; to get acquainted with
North Kora is notorious for it's human rights violations.
Adj. Roots: Puto, putare, putavi, putatum- To settle; to consider; to reckon
The putative lawyer worked his clients in the ways that would get him the most money.
Adj. Roots: Sagio, Sagire- to perceive acutely or keenly with the senses or mind
Shrewd; having good judgement; perceptive
To conclude all his speeches Ben would always give his sagacious remark "Do not waste your time on those who do not deserve it."
Noun Roots- Scio, scire, scivi, scitum- to know; to understand
Knowledge of events before they occur; foresight; foreknowledge
With his gift of prescience, Jim was able to give people peace of mind when he predicted good news for them.