VCR #4

Sage Adj.                             Roots: Sapere- To taste: to perceive: to be sensible or wise                                        

Wise; judicious

The old professor was viewed as a sage, it was said no one knew more about english then he did.

Notorious

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.

Supposed; Reputed

Putative

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.

Sagacious

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."

Prescience

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.

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