VCR PRESENTATION #4
- Root: Sapere (Latin) //
- Part of Speech: 1) noun 2) adjective //
- Definition: 1) a person, usually elderly, who is honored for wisdom and experience 2) wise; judicious //
In many communities, the elderly are seen as sages due to there many years of experience.
- Root: Nosco, Noscere, Novi, & Notum (Latin) //
- Part of Speech: adjective //
- Definition: widely and unfavorably known; infamous //
Wild boars are notorious for being violent and short-tempered animals.
- Root: Puto, Putare, Putavi, & Putatum (Latin) //
- Part of Speech: verb //
- Definition: to determine by mathematics //
A new Chinese supercomputer can compute 33,860 trillion calculations per second.
- Root: Sagio & Sagire (Latin) //
- Part of Speech: 1) noun 2) verb //
- Definition: 1) a sign or feeling concerning some future event; omen; foreboding 2) to give a sign or warning about the future //
Many people allow the weather to be a presage for how the rest of their day goes.
- Root: Scio, Scire, Scivi, & Scitum (Latin) //
- Part of Speech: noun //
- Definition: knowledge of events before they occur; foresight; foreknowledge //
In order to win the conference, the coach had to get prescience about all their competitors before his team played them.