VCR LESSON 4 PRESENTATIONS
noun. a person elderly, usually honored for wisdom and experience
root: sapere, to perceive or to be sensible or wise
The old sage was respected by the whole town for her great wisdom.
adjective. aware; having knowledge of something
root: nosco, to get to know or to get acquainted with
He was cognizant of all the dangers associated with cliff diving but decided to jump anyway.
transitive verb. to assign a reputation
root: putare, to consider, to reckon, or to settle
The United States is reputed to be full of fat and stupid people.
transitive verb. to give a sign or warning about the future
root: sagio, to perceive acutely or keenly with the senses or mind
The fortune teller presaged her best friend's death, warning of its approaching time.
adjective. guided by one's sense of right and wrong
root: scio, to know or to understand
My great uncles, Magraws, were conscientious objectors, refusing to be involved in war or the act of killing, instead they held to their Quaker beliefs and morals.