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acerbitās –ātis f.

bitterness, harshness, sourness

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adhibeō adhibēre adhibuī adhibitus

to summon, invite, bring in; consult; put, add; use, employ, apply; hold out to

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aeger aegra aegrum *

sick, ill

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afficiō afficere affēcī affectus

to affect, make impression; move, influence; cause (hurt/death), afflict, weaken

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aut; aut…aut *****

or, either…or

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autem *****

however; moreover

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caput capitis n. ****

head, one’s life; capital punishment

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Cn.

abbrevation for the praenomen Gnaeus (Cnaeus)

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damnō damnāre damnāvī damnātus

to pass/pronounce judgment, find guilty; deliver/condemn/sentence; harm/damn/doom;discredit; seek/secure condemnation of; find fault; bind/oblige under a will

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discerpō –ere –cerpsī –cerptus

to pluck asunder, to tear in pieces; disperse (> dis– and carpo)

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dissimulō dissimulāre dissimulāvī dissimulātus

to conceal, dissemble, disguise, hide; ignore

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etiam *****

also, even; still

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fraus fraudis f.

fraud; trickery, deceit; imposition, offense, crime; delusion

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gravis grave ***

heavy, deep; important, serious; severe

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īdem eadem idem *****

same

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ita *****

in this manner, thus, so; nōn ita (with adjs. etc.) ‘not so much’

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ministerium –ī n.

service, ministry

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modus modī m.

measure; limit; rhythm, meter; manner, way

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necesse

necessary

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neque/nec *****

and not

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nūllus –a –um *****

not any, no

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offendō offendere offendī offēnsus

to offend, give offense (to); displease/annoy/vex; trouble/upset, hurt (feelings); strike/knock against; bump into; stumble upon; spoil/harm; meet, find, encounter, be faced with; run aground; violate/wrong

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opera operae f.

work, care; aid; service, effort/trouble [dare operam => pay attention to]

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opīniō opīniōnis f.

belief, idea, opinion; rumor

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paene *

nearly, almost; mostly

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Pīsō –onis m.

cognomen of the Gens Calpurnia

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plānē

clearly, distinctly

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populus populī m. *****

(the) people; populace

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praepōnō praepōnere praeposuī praepositum

to place before, prefer, put in charge of

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propter ***

on account of, because of (+ acc.)

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quasi *

as if, just as if, as though; as it were; about

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redeō redīre rediī reditum ****

to return, go back; fall back on, revert to

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Rōma Rōmae f. ***

Rome

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senātus senātūs m. ***

senate

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sub ****

under; at the foot of; near; up to (+ abl.)

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Syria –ae f.

Syria

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tempus temporis n. *****

time

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verbum verbī n. ***

word