a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
an advocate of the principles of humanism
pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
of or pertaining to a philosophy asserting human dignity and man's capacity for fulfillment through reason and scientific method and often rejecting religion; "the humanist belief in continuous emergent evolution"- Wendell Thomas
pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"