adj. wise; judicious
n. A person, usually elderly, who is honored for wisdom and experience.
sapere - "to taste", "to perceive", "to be sensible or wise"
Many consider Proffessor Stephen Hawking to be a sage of this time period.
adj. widely and unfavorably known; infamous
nosco, noscere, novi, notum - "to get to know", "to get aquainted with"
Rapper Christopher George Latore Wallace; known to many as the Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, was a famous artist of the 90's.
tr. v. to attribute or ascribe a quality, especially a fault, to a person
pluto, plutare, putavi, putatum - "to settle", "to consider", "to reckon"
Many americans impute the economy plagued with corruptions on solely President Obama.
n. a sign or feeling some future event; omen; foreboding
tr.v. to give a sign or warning about the future
sagio, sagire - "to perceive acutely or keenly with the senses or mind"
Lance Armstrong, a putative biker, was found to be using performance enhancing drugs such as HgH to improve his ability to win races.