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nobilis, nobile

well-known, distinguished; of noble birth

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dives, divitis

rich, wealthy

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ditissimus

superlative of dives, divitis

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cupiditas, cupiditatis f.

eagerness, desire, greed

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induco, inducere, induxi, inductum

to lead on, to draw on, to induce; to influence, to instigate, to cover

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nobilitas, nobilitatis

fame, noble birth, rank, the nobility

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longe

far, distant, a long way, by far, for a long while

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imperium, imperii n.

right to command, authority, jurisdiction, supreme military command

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potior, potiri, potitus sum

become master of, get control or possession of, obtain, capture

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undique

on all sides, everywhere

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natura, naturae f.

nature, character

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contineo, continēre, continui, contentum

to hold, to keep, to restrain; to bound, to shut up, to contain

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Iura, Iurae m.

the Jura mountains which stretched from the Rhine to the Rhone, separating the Helvetians from the Sequani

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lacus, lacūs m.

lake

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Lemmanus, Lemanni m.

Lake Lemannus, Lake Leman, Lake Geneva

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fio, fieri, factus sum

to result, to happen, to come to pass

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minus

not at all, too little

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vagor, vagari, vagatus sum

to roam around, to wander

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finitimus, finitima, finitimum

bordering on, neighboring

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bello, bellare, bellavi, bellatus

to wage war

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dolor, doloris m.

grief, distress, pain, anguish

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adficio, adficere, adfeci, adfectum

to affect, to inspire

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arbitror, arbitrari, arbitratus sum

to decide, to think, to believe

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longitudo, longitudinis f.

length, extent, long duration

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pateo, patēre, patui

to lie open, to be open, to be passable, to extend

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adduco, adducere, adduxi, adductum

to lead to, to induce, to influence

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auctoritas, auctoritatis f.

influence, authority

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permoveo, permovēre, permovi, permotum

to move thoroughly, to incite, to influence

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constituo, constituere, constitui, constitutum

to set up, to construct, to appoint, to decide, to decree, to establish, to draw up (troops in formation), to anchor (ships), to raise (a legion)

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proficiscor, proficisci, profectus sum

to set out for, to start out, to go, to proceed

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pertineo, pertinēre, pertinui, pertentum

to extend, to pertain, to have reference to, to concern, to tend, to aim at

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comparo comparare, comparavi, comparatus

to prepare, to acquire, to prepare for

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iumentum, iumenti n.

yoke animal, pack animal

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carrus, carri m.

cart, wagon

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coemo, coemere, coemi, coemptum

to buy, to buy up

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sementis, sementis f.

sowing

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iter, itineris n.

route, road, march

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suppeto, suppetere, suppetivi, suppetitum

to be near, to be in store, to be supplied

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confirmo, confirmare, confirmavi, confirmatus

to establish, to strengthen, to encourage, to console, to declare

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conficio, conficere, confeci, confectum

to make thoroughly, to do thoroughly, to complete, to finish

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biennium, biennii n.

two years

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profectio, profectionis f.

a setting out, start, departure

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lex, legis f.

law, statute

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suscipio, suscipere, suscepi, susceptum

to take up, to undertake, to begin

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obtineo, obtinēre, obtinui, obtentum

to hold, to retain, to possess, to maintain

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senatus, senatūs m.

a body of old men, senate, especially the Roman Senate

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occupo, occupare, occupavi, occupatus

to take possession of, to seize, to engage

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item

in like manner, so, also, just so

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principatus, principatūs m.

chief place, chief authority, leadership

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plebs, plebis f.

populace, common people

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plebes, plebei f.

populace, common people

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conor, conari, conatus sum

to try, to attempt

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probo, probare, probavi, probatus

to approve, to demonstrate

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perficio, perficere, perfeci, perfectum

to finish, to build, to accomplish

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propterea

on this account

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propterea quod

because

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dubius, dubia, dubium

uncertain, doubtful

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quin

that not, but that, (after negative words of doubt or hindrance) but that, that

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concilio, conciliare, conciliavi, conciliatum

to bring together, to gain over, to win over, to secure

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oratio, orationis f.

speech, argument

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ius iurandum, iuris iurandi n.

an oath

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potens, potentis

powerful, influential

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firmus, firma, firmum

strong, vigorous

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deligo, deligere, delegi, delectum

to pick out, to choose