Monday, July 07, 2014
Citations for previse
‘Tis the novelty of the experiment which makes impressions on their conceptive, cogitative faculties; that do not previse the facility of the operation adequately, with a subact and sedate intellection, associated with diligent and congruous study.
In Blanche Yurka's road company of "The Wild Duck," Miss Davis played the role of Hedvig, after nearly missing the part because of an attack of measles which Mrs. Davis had failed to previse.
Origin of previse
late Middle English
Previse is derived from the Latin word praevidēre which means "to foresee."