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*Cacumen, cacuminis (n.)

Summit

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*Coma, ae (f)

Hair

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*Deliciae, arum (f.pl)

Pleasure

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*Doctus, a, um

Learned

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*Ardor, ardoris (m.)

Fire passion

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*Fretum, i (n)

Strait, narrows

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*Lacus, i (m)

Lake

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*Lepidus, a, um

Charming

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*Libellus, i (m)

Little book

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*Limpidus, a, um

Clear

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*Mare, maris (n)

Sea

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*Nugae, arum (f.pl.)

Trifles

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*Passer, passeris (m)

Sparrow

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*Perennis, is, e

Enduring

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*Saeclum, i (n)

Age

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*Venustus, a, um

Charming

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aevum, i (n)

Age

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Aridus, a, um

Dry

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Buxifer (adj.)

Boxwood-bearing

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carta, ae (f)

volume

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circumsilire

to hop around

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desiderium, i (n.)

desire

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edere

to produce; to utter

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explicare

to unfold

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expolire

to polish

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gremium, i (n.)

bosom, lap

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erus, i (m)

master

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horridus, a, um

rough

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impetus, us (m)

speed; attack

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iocari

to joke

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iugum, i (n)

mountain ridge; heights; yoke

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laevus, a, um

from the left

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levare

to lighten

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linteum, i (n)

sail; napkin

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litoralis, is, e

of the shore

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mellitus, a, um

honey-sweet

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minax, minacis (adj)

threatening

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morsus, us (m)

bite, nibble

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nitere

to shine

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palmula, ae (f)

oar

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phaselus, i (m)

small boat

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pipiare

to chirp

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pumex, pumicis (f)

pumice stone

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quisquis

whoever

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secundus, a, um

following, favorable

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sibilus, i (m)

whistling

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sinus, us (m)

lap

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trabs, trabis (f)

tree trunk, beam

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trux, trucis (adj)

harsh, savage

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turgidulus, a, um

slightly swollen