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unfavorable

  • 1 ab-dīcō

        ab-dīcō dīxī, —, ere, in augury,    to forbid by an unfavorable omen, reject (opp. addico), C.

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  • 2 ab-horreō

        ab-horreō uī, —, ēre,    to shrink back from, have an aversion for, shudder at, abhor: omnes aspernabantur, omnes abhorrebant, shrank (from him). — In weakened sense, to be averse, be disinclined to, not to wish: a nuptiis, T.: a caede: a quo mea longissime ratio voluntasque abhorrebat.— In gen., to be remote from, vary from, differ from, be inconsistent, be out of harmony with, not to agree with: temeritas tanta, ut non procul abhorreat ab insaniā, differs little from: abhorrens ab nominum pronuntiatione os, incapable of pronouncing, L.: consilium quod a tuo scelere abhorreat, is not connected with: ut hoc ab eo facinus non abhorrere videatur, to be unlike him: quorum mores a suis non abhorrerent, were not uncongenial, N.: orationes abhorrent inter se, are contradictory, L.: nec ab ipsā causā Sesti abhorrebit oratio mea, will not be unfavorable to: tam pacatae profectioni abhorrens mos, not accordant with, L.: abhorrens peregrinis auribus carmen, strange, Cu. — To be free from: Caelius longe ab istā suspicione abhorrere debet.

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  • 3 ab-nuō

        ab-nuō nuī, nuitūrus, ere,    to refuse by a sign, deny, refuse, reject, decline: plebs abnuit dilectum, L.: regi pacem, S.: nihil studio meo: imperium, refuse obedience to, L.: omen, not to accept, V.: linguam Romanam, disdain, Ta.: nec abnuerant melioribus parere, L.: abnuit Ampycides, denied (the story), O.: non recuso, non abnuo.—Praegn., to refuse a request; hence, to forbid: bello Italiam concurrere Teucris, V.: illi de ullo negotio, to deny him anything, S.—Fig., not to admit of, to be unfavorable to: quod spes abnuit, Tb.: quando impetūs et subita belli locus abnueret, Ta.

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  • 4 adversārius (advor-)

        adversārius (advor-) adj.    [adversor], opposite, hostile, contrary: duces: multitudinis temeritati: rebus nox, unfavorable, Cs.: oratori opinio, injurious. — As substt. m. and f an opponent, adversary, enemy: acerrimus: multitudo adversariorum, N.: mulierum: adversaria, a female opponent. — Plur. n., the opponent's arguments, C.— Memoranda, a temporary note-book: negligenter scribere.

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  • 5 adversum

        adversum ī, n    the opposite direction: hic ventus adversum tenet Athenis proficiscentibus, N.: in adversum Romani subiere, directly to the hill, L.—Fig., opposed, contrary, hostile, adverse, unfavorable, unpropitious: fortuna: mentes mihi: bellum, a face-to-face quarrel, H.: adversā patrum voluntate, L.: res, misfortune, calamity, H.: casūs, N.: adversae rerum undae, a sea of troubles, H.: Mars, i. e. defeat, V.: annus frugibus, L.: valetudo, i. e. sickness, L.: adversā nocte, i. e. since the night was unfavorable, Cs.: qui timet his adversa, the opposite fortune, H: quīs omnia regna advorsa sint, odious, S.—As substt.    1.
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    opposite, against, in opposite direction; in opposition; (w/ire go to meet)
    II
    facing, opposite, against, towards; contrary to; face to face, in presence of
    III
    direction/point opposite/facing; uphill slope/direction; obstacle, trouble

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  • 6 adversus

        adversus ī, m    an enemy, opponent: vir populi partium, an opponent of the democrats, S. —    2.
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    opposite, against, in opposite direction; in opposition; (w/ire go to meet)
    II
    facing, opposite, against, towards; contrary to; face to face, in presence of
    III
    adversa -um, adversior -or -us, adversissimus -a -um ADJ
    opposite, directly facing, ranged against; adverse, evil, hostile; unfavorable
    IV
    person/foe opposite/directly facing (w/hostile intent); political opponent

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  • 7 aliēnus

        aliēnus    [alius].    I. Adj. with comp. and sup, of another, belonging to another, not one's own, foreign, alien, strange: res: puer, the child of another, T.: mos, T.: menses, of other climes, V.: pecuniae: in alienis finibus decertare, Cs.: salus, of others, Cs.: alienis manibus, by the hands of others, L.: insolens in re alienā, in dealing with other men's property: mālis ridens alienis, i. e. a forced laugh, H.: mulier, another man's wife: alieni viri sermones, of another woman's husband, L.: vestigia viri alieni, one not my husband, L.: volnus, intended for another, V.: alienam personam ferre, to assume a false character, L.: cornua, i. e. those of a stag, O.: alieno Marte pugnare (equites), i. e. on foot, L.: aes alienum, another's money, i. e. debt: aes alienum alienis nominibus, debts contracted on the security of others, S.: recte facere alieno metu, fear of another, T.: crevit ex metu alieno audacia, another's fear, L.: sacerdotium genti haud alienum, foreign to, L. — Alien from, not related, not allied, not friendly, strange: ab nostrā familiā, T.: omnia alienissimis crediderunt, to utter strangers, Cs.: ne a litteris quidem alienus, not unversed in.—Strange, unsuitable, incongruous, inadequate, inconsistent, unseasonable, different from: dignitatis alicuius: neque aliena consili (domus), not inconvenient for consultation, S.: illi causae: alienum maiestate suā: aliena huius existimatione suspicio: domus magis his aliena malis, freer from, H.: alienum a vitā meā, T.: a dignitate: non alienum esse videtur, proponere, etc., Cs.: non alienum videtur,... docere, N. — Averse, hostile, unfriendly, unfavorable to: (Caesar) a me: voluntates, unfriendliness: mens, hostility, S.: alieno a te animo: a causā nobilitatis, opposed to: a Murenā nullā re alienus, in nc respect unfriendly: alienum suis rationibus, dangerous to his plans, S.: alieno esse animo in Caesarem, Cs.: alieno loco proelium committunt, unfavorable, Cs.: alienissimo sibi loco conflixit, N. —Of time, unfitting, inconvenient, unfavorable, unseasonable: ad iudicium corrumpendum tempus: ad committendum proelium alienum esse tempus, Cs.: alieno tempore defendisse: alienore aetate, at a less suitable age, T.—Of the mind, estranged, disordered: illis aliena mens erat, qui, etc., S.—    II. Substt.:
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    aliena -um, alienior -or -us, alienissimus -a -um ADJ
    foreign; unconnected; another's; contrary; unworthy; averse, hostile; mad
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    foreigner; outsider; stranger to the family; person/slave of another house

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  • 8 alius

        alius a, ud (gen. alīus; or m aliī, f aliae, all rare, alterīus is used instead; dat. aliī; nom plur. aliī, rarely alī), adj. pronom.    [2 AL-], another, other, different: in aliā causā (opp. in hac): aliis in civitatibus: condemnatus aliis criminibus: utrum hanc actionem habebis... an aliam quampiam: ne quam aliam quaerat copiam, T.: si alius legem tulisset, any one else: (hoc) alium, non me, excogitasse, some one else: num quid est aliud? Quid aliud tibi vis? T.: Sed quis nunc alius audet praeferre? etc., Iu. — Alia omnia (not omnia alia), everything else: alia omnia falsa sunt, virtus una, etc.: aliaeque volucres et Procne, and in particular, V.—Praegn. ( indef pron. understood), some other, any other, somebody else, something else: etiam si melius aliud fuit, tamen, etc.: utar post alio, si invenero melius, something else: siti magis quam aliā re accenditur, S.—Hence, ‘alio die’ dicere, of the augur, who, deeming the omens unfavorable, postponed the Comitia to some other day.—In comparisons, other than, different from: alium esse censes nunc me atque olim, T.: potest aliud mihi ac tibi videri: alia atque antea sentiret, N.: lux longe alia est solis ac lychnorum, is very different: nihil aliud nisi, nothing else but, only: amare nihil aliud est, nisi eum diligere, etc., is simply: ut nihil aliud nisi de hoste cogitet: si provincia alii quam Mario traderetur, S. — Nihil aliud quam, nothing else than, only: hostes quidem nihil aliud quam perfusis vano timore Romanis abeunt, L.: is intromissus... nihil aliud quam hoc narrasse fertur, L. — So, quid aliud quam? what else than?: quibus quid aliud quam admonemus cives nos eorum esse, L.: num quid aliud praeter hasce insidias?: aliud, praeterquam de quo retulissent, dicere, L.—In distributive clauses, alius... alius; aliud... aliud, etc., one... another, the one... the other: alios excluserunt, alios eiecerunt: ut alias... auferretur, alius... occideretur.— Plur, some... others: quid potes dicere cur alia defendas, alia non cures: cum alii fossas complerent, alii defensores vallo depellerent, Cs. — Partim, pars, or quidam often corresponds to alius: principes partim interfecerant, alios in exsilium eiecerant, N.: nos alii ibimus Afros, pars Scythiam veniemus, V.—Also with aliquis: putat aliquis esse voluptatem bonum; alius autem pecuniam. — Sometimes aliud... aliud, simply, one thing... another, different things: aliud est male dicere, aliud accusare: longe aliud esse virgines rapere, aliud pugnare, L. — Connected by atque or -que, the one and the other; now this, now that; different: eadem res... alio atque alio elata verbo: milites trans flumen aliis atque aliis locis traiciebant, L.; cf. alias deinde alias morae causas facere, S.—In abridged expressions: fecerunt alii quidem alia quam multa, different men have done very many different things: alius ex aliā parte, from different quarters: dies alios alio dedit ordine Luna Felicīs operum, V.: quo facto cum alius alii subsidium ferrent, one to another, Cs.: alius alio more viventes, each in a different way, S.: cum alii alio mitterentur, in different directions, L.—Alius ex alio, super alium, post alium, one after another: ut aliud ex alio incidit, T.: alias ex aliis nectendo moras, L.: nos alia ex aliis in fata vocamur, V.—Meton., praegn., of another kind, different: nunc hic dies aliam vitam defert, alios mores postulat, T.: Huic aliud mercedis erit, V.: longe alia mihi mens est, S.: aliusque et idem Nasceris, H.—Hence, of a vote: in alia omnia ire (sc. vota), to go against (a motion), vote the other way. — With quam: iuvenis longe alius ingenio, quam cuius simulationem induerat, L.: non aliā quam, H. — With comp abl. (poet.): Neve putes alium sapiente bonoque beatum, H.: alius Lysippo, H. — Of that which remains of a whole, the rest, the remainder (for reliquus, ceteri): aliae naves, V.: (venti) praeter Iapyga, H.: ex aliis ei maximam fidem habebat, Cs.: inter primos atrox proelium fuit, alia multitudo terga vertit, L.; cf. ut omittam leges alias omnīs. — A second, the other (of two), another: eis (Catoni et Caesari) gloria par, sed alia alii, S.: duas (leges) promulgavit, unam... aliam, Cs.: duo deinceps reges, alius aliā viā, civitatem auxerunt, each in a different way, L.: alias partes fovere, the other side, Ta.: alius Achilles, a second, V.—With a subst., expressing the species, besides, also: virginitate aliisque caeremoniis venerabilis, and other (claims to respect, namely) observances, L.: Inde alias animas Deturbat, the rest, the shades, V.
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    the_one... the_other (alius... alius)
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    alia, aliud ADJ
    other, another; different, changed; (A+G)

    alii...alii -- some...others

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  • 9 āversus

        āversus adj. with sup.    [P. of averto], turned away, turned back, on the back side, behind, backwards: et adversus et aversus impudicus es: aversum hostem videre, the backs of the enemy, Cs.: ne aversi ab hoste circumvenirentur, shut off in the rear, Cs.: quem aversum transfixit, in the back, N.: aversos boves caudis in speluncam traxit, L.: porta, in the rear, L.: porta aversissima, farthest back, L. — Plur n. as subst, the hinder part, back: per aversa urbis fuga, L.: insulae, L.—Fig., withdrawn: milites a proelio, Cs.— Disinclined, alienated, unfavorable, opposed, averse, hostile: a Musis: aversissimo a me animo esse: a proposito, L.: aversis auribus questa, to deaf. ears, L.: Deae mens, V.: amici, H.—With dat: nobis, Ta.: mercaturis, H.: lucro, not greedy of, H.
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    aversa -um, aversior -or -us, aversissimus -a -um ADJ
    turned/facing away, w/back turned; behind, in rear; distant; averse; hostile

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  • 10 contrā

        contrā adv. and praep.    [comp. of com-; see 1 cum].    I.adv., of position, in opposition, opposite, face to face, in front, on the other side: signum contra animo finivit, i. e. mentally drew a line, L.: stare, Iu.: ulmus erat contra, in front, O.: consistere, to make front, Cs.: positā Hispaniā, opposite, Ta.: intueri, in the face, L.: oscula non pervenientia contra, so as to meet, O.—Fig., of actions, in turn, in return, back, on the other hand, likewise: Audi nunc, in turn, T.: Mettius Tullo gratulatur, contra Tullus Mettium adloquitur, L.: at tibi contra Evenit, ut, etc., you have your reward, H.: cui latrans contra senex (i. e. respondit), Ph.: si scias quod donum huic dono contra comparet, what counter-gift, T.: Facere contra huic aegre, T.: tibi contra gratiam Referre, T. — Of opposition or strife, in opposition, on the other side: obniti contra sufficere, to have strength to resist, V.: pugnare, O.: vociferans, L.: pauca accipe contra, H.: contra feriundi copia, making a counter-attack, S.: quid, si de litteris corruptis contra venit? as his accuser: est contra iudicatum, an adverse decision: licere, to compete, Cs.: nihil quod contra peterent, to compete for: qui contra fecerit, the transgressor.—With verbs of saying, in opposition, on the other side, in answer: cum contra dicturus Hortensius esset, as opposing counsel: contra qui dicit, the opponent: cum nemo contra diceret, denied it: nihil contra disputabo priusquam dixerit, make no objection: quid contra reus? says in reply: contra dicentibus inimicis, Cs.: quid contra dicerem meditabar, how to reply: id quod contra diceretur refellere, the objections: quod in eā causā contra dicendum est: dicitur contra, nullum esse testamentum, the objection is made: respondit nec contra dici quin, etc., there was no objection, L.— Reversely, in an opposite manner, the contrary, the opposite: in stultitiā contra est, with fools the reverse is true: quod contra est, S.: utrumque contra accidit: alia probabilia, contra alia dicimus, improbable: cognoscere quid boni utrisque aut contra esset (i. e. mali), S. — On the contrary, on the other hand, conversely: tu contra obicies: Romanus conserere pugnam velle, contra eludere Poenus, L.: iusta omnia decora sunt, iniusta contra indecora: ut hi miseri, sic contra illi beati quos, etc.: imperavi nihil, et contra patribus parui, but on the contrary: non enim tua culpa est... contraque summa laus: at contra: sed contra: contra autem: falso queritur quod, etc.: nam contra, etc., S.: quin contra, nay on the contrary, L.—Followed by atque or ac, contrary to, different from, otherwise than: simulacrum, contra atque ante fuerat, ad orientem convertere: contra atque esset dictum, Cs.: si haec contra ac dico essent omnia: contra ac ratus erat, S.: contra quam fas erat, contrary to the divine law: contra quam ipse censnisset, contrary to its own resolution.    II. Praep., with acc. (in prose before its case, except sometimes a rel. pron.), of position, before, against, facing, towards, opposite to, contrary to, over against: insulae latus est contra Galliam, Cs.: pacatis contra insulam suam terris, L.: Carthago Italiam contra, V.—Opposite, towards, against, facing, over against: contra vos in contione consistere, to face you: a fronte contra hostem, Cs.: Albanos contra legionem conlocat, L.: quos agmina contra Procurrunt, V.: contra hanc Romam altera Roma, a rival to.—Fig., in answer to, in reply to: contra ea facturos clamitabat, etc., Cs.: contra ea aiebat, etc., L.: contra postulata nuntios mittit, S.: Quae contra breviter fata est vates, V.—With valere, to weigh against, counterbalance, avail against: hac ratio contra omne ius iurandum valet: contrane lucrum nil valere Pauperis ingenium? H. —Of opposition or strife, against, with, in hostility to, as the enemy of: contra Caesarem gerere bellum: arma contra senatum tuli: armis contendere contra populum R., Cs.: contra Crustuminos profectus, marched against, L.: nihil se contra Sequanos consili inire, take hostile measures against, Cs.: contra salutem urbis incitari: paratus contra eum: agere contra hominem, plead against: nihil satis firmum contra Metellum, S.: contra difficultates providere, S.: vi contra vim resistere, L.: defensio contra vim: contra me sentire, hold an unfavorable opinion: quem contra veneris antea, for whose adversary you were counsel: pugnandum contra morbum: (provinciam) contra Caesarem retenturi, as the enemy of: eae res contra nos faciunt, make against.—Against, in opposition to, as the opponent of: tibi contra nos dicendum putes: contra iuris consultos dicere, against their opinions: contra caput dicere, to plead against life: contra Epicurum dictum est, in reply to: consuetudo contra deos disputandi, i. e. against the existence.—Against, injurious to, unfavorable to, to the disadvantage of: nihil contra me fecit odio mei: aliquid contra Caesarem Pompeio suadere: contra se ipse misericors, to his own injury, Ph.: contra valetudinis commodum laborare.—Esp., of offences, against, in violation of: pecuniam contra leges auferre: contra fas: contra ius gentium, L.: contra verecundiam, in disregard of: contra rem p. fecisse, to have been guilty of treason: vim eam contra rem p. factam decernere, L.: contra morem facere: quod contra legem esset: contra fidem. — Of opposition in thought, contrary to, opposite to, the reverse of: sed mihi contra ea videtur, the contrary seems true, S.: contra ea Caesar putabat, otherwise, Cs.: contra ea benigne, on the other hand, L.: cuius a me corpus crematum est, quod contra decuit ab illo meum (sc. cremari), whereas: quod contra oportebat delicto dolere, correctione gaudere, while, on the contrary.—With an abstract noun, contrary to, beyond, against: contra omnium opinionem (i. e. contra ac rati erant), Cs.: contra opinionem Iugurthae, against the expectation, S.: cetera contra spem salva invenit, L.: contra timorem animi praemia sceleris adeptus, S.
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    facing, face-to-face, in the eyes; towards/up to; across; in opposite direction; against, opposite, opposed/hostile/contrary/in reply to; directly over/level; otherwise, differently; conversely; on the contrary; vice versa
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    against, facing, opposite; weighed against; as against; in resistance/reply to; contrary to, not in conformance with; the reverse of; otherwise than; towards/up to, in direction of; directly over/level with; to detriment of

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  • 11 dēterior

        dēterior ius, adj. comp. with sup. dēterrimus    [de], lower, worse, poorer, meaner: tempus, less favorable: status: vectigalia sibi deteriora facere, Cs.: muraena carne, H.: aetas, V.: quo (peditatu) erat deteriore, i. e. in which he was weaker, N.: video meliora, Deteriora sequor, O.: proles Auro deterior, O.: in deterius mutare, Ta.— Plur m. as subst, the degenerate, H.— Plur n. as subst: pronus deterioribus princeps, Ta.— Sup: illum esse quam deterrimum, T.: genus rei p. ex bono in deterrumum conversum: color, V.: aqua, H.: homo omnium deterrimus: patronus.
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    -or -us, deterrimus -a -um ADJ
    low/bad/inferior; poor/mean; unfavorable; weak; degenerate/wicked

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  • 12 inimīcus

        inimīcus adj. with comp. and sup.    [2 in+amicus], unfriendly, hostile, inimical: capere inimicos homines, incur the enmity of, T.: inimicior eram huic quam Caesari: animo inimico venisse: Pompeio, S.: sibi omnīs esse inimicos, Cs.: Hannibal nomini Romano, N.: Dis inimice senex, hateful, H. —As subst, an enemy, foe: populi R. inimici, Cs.: quis plenior inimicorum fuit Mario: tamquam inimicum insectari, L.: cuiusquam: inimicissimus suus, his greatest enemy: animorum motūs inimicissimi mentis tranquillae.—Of an enemy, hostile: nomina, V.: insigne, spoils of a vanquished foe, V.: inter omnia inimica infestaque, L.—Hurtful, injurious, damaging: (naves) accipiunt inimicum imbrem, V.: lux propinquat, unfavorable, V.: odor nervis, H.: nec quidquam inimicius quam illa (oratio) versibus.
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    inimica -um, inimicior -or -us, inimicissimus -a -um ADJ
    unfriendly, hostile, harmful
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    enemy (personal), foe

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  • 13 inīquus

        inīquus adj. with comp. and sup.    [2 in+ aequus], uneven, slanting, steep: puppis dorso dum pendet iniquo, V.: subire iniquo ascensu, L.: locus iniquor, Cs.: mons, O.—Unequal, ill-matched: pugna, V.— Excessive: onus, L.: iniquo pondere rastri, V.: sol, oppressive, V.—Deficient, inadequate: spatium, too narrow, V.: ventres modio castigare iniquo, with short measure, Iu.—Unfavorable, disadvantageous, dangerous: iniquissimus locus, Cs.: litus, H.: tempus, L.—Hurtful, injurious, unfortunate: consilia cum patriae tum sibi capere, N.: casus, misfortune, V.—Unfair, unjust: patres in adulescentīs iudices, T.: quid hoc iniquius dici potest: pax, V.: lex, H.: quis iniquae Tam patiens urbis, ut, etc., Iu.—As subst n.: num iniquom postulo? T.: iusto secernere iniquum, H.—Inimical, hostile, adverse, unkind: quae nunc in me iniquast, T.: caelestes, O.: te animo iniquissimo intueri: iniquissimis verbis conflictari: fata deūm, V.: se fati dixit iniqui, child of misfortune, O.: homines omnibus: vitiis, H.—As subst m., an enemy, foe: nonnulli nostri iniqui: omnibus iniquissimis meis. —Unwilling, impatient, discontented: istuc tam iniquo pati animo, T.: iniquissimo animo mori: iniquae mentis asellus, H.
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    iniqua -um, iniquior -or -us, iniquissimus -a -um ADJ
    unjust, unfair; disadvantageous, uneven; unkind, hostile

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  • 14 invidus

        invidus adj.    [in+VID-], envious, envying: imperator: invida me spatio natura coercuit, O.: populus, N.: aegris, H.: laudis invidus.—As subst, an envious person, hater: Invidus alterius macrescit rebus opimis, H.: istos invidos di perdant, T.: ea agere inter invidos, S.: mei: nox coeptis, unfavorable, O.: fatum, Ph.: Et iam dente minus mordeor invido, H.
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    invida, invidum ADJ
    hateful, ill disposed, hostile, malevolent; envious, jealous, grudging

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  • 15 laevus

        laevus adj., λαιόσ, left, on the left side: manus: auris, O.: Pontus, to the left, O.: iter, V.: habena, H.: laevā parte, on the left, O.—As subst. n the left: fleximus in laevum cursūs, O.: In laevum conversus, Iu.: in laeva Italiae flexit iter, L.: Laeva tenent Thetis et Melite, the left, V.— Neut. As adv., on the left: Intonuit laevum, i. e. propitiously, V.: laevum extendere comas, Iu.— Fig., awkward, stupid, foolish, silly: mens, V.: o ego laevus, H.—Of ill omen, unfavorable, inconvenient, unfortunate, unlucky, bad, pernicious: Sirius laevo contristat lumine caelum, V.: Teque nec laevus vetat ire picus, H.: Numina, unfavorable gods, hostile deities, V.—In the language of augurs, fortunate, lucky, propitious (because the augur faced the south, and the east or propitious side was on the left; see sinister): omina: tonitru, O.
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    laeva, laevum ADJ
    left, on the left hand; from the left; unpropitious, unfavorable, harmful

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  • 16 malus

        malus adj.    [MAL-]; it adopts as comp. and sup. pēior, us, gen. ōris, and pessimus PED]; bad, not good: philosophi: leges: mores, S.: consuetudo, improper, H.: opinio de vobis, unfavorable: pugna, unsuccessful, S.: pudor, false, H.: crus, deformed, H.: Laurens (aper), unsavory, H.: via peior, H.: pessima munerum Ferre, H.— Morally bad, wicked, criminal, depraved, mischievous, malicious: mater, Quod nil praeter pretium dulcest, T.: auctor: fures, H.: repudiatus malis suasoribus: libido, L.: malā vitīs incidere falce, V. — Plur m. as subst: regibus boni quam mali suspectiores sunt, S.— Bad, unfortunate, injurious, destructive, pernicious: Peiore rex loco non potis est esse, T.: pestis: mala copia sollicitat stomachum, overloading, H.: virus, V.: cicuta, H.: Iuppiter, i. e. unwholesome, H.: avis, ill-boding, H.—In imprecations: Abin hinc in malam rem? to the mischief, T.: in malam crucem, T.: malarum quas amor curas habet oblivisci (i. e. curarum, quas, etc.), H.—As subst n.: peius victoribus quam victis accidisse, greater evil, Cs.; see also 1 malum. — Neut. sing. As adv.: malum responsare, unacceptably, H.
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    mala -um, pejor -or -us, - ADJ
    bad, evil, wicked; ugly; unlucky
    II III
    mast; beam; tall pole, upright pole; standard, prop, staff

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  • 17 ob-nūntiō

        ob-nūntiō āvī, ātus, āre,    to tell, report, announce (of bad news): Primus obnuntio, T.—In augury, to announce an adverse omen, prevent by declaring unfavorable auspices: consul consuli obnuntiasti.

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  • 18 occinō

        occinō cinuī or cecinī, —, ere    [ob+cano], to sing inauspiciously, croak: si occecinerit avis, i. e. gives an unfavorable omen, L.: corvus occinuit, L.
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    occinere, occinui, - V
    break in with a song or call; interpose a call; sing inauspiciously, croak

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  • 19 sinister

        sinister tra, trum, adj., with comp.    [a double comp. of uncertain origin], left, on the left, on the left hand, at the left side: in sinistro cornu, on the left wing, Cs.: angulus castrorum, Cs.: ripa, H.: tibia, Ph.: manus, N.—As subst f. (sc. manus): sinistrā inpeditā, Cs.: natae ad furta sinistrae, O.: a sinistrā, on the left: miles dextrā ac sinistrā muro tectus, Cs.— Plur m. as subst. (sc. ordines): sinistris additae vires (opp. dextra pars), L.: sinisterior rota, O.—In augury (because the Roman augurs faced south, with the propitious East on the left), favorable, auspicious, fortunate, lucky: ita nobis sinistra videntur, Graiis et barbaris dextra, meliora: cornix, V.: tonitrūs, O.—(As in Greek augury, where the face was northward), unlucky, unfavorable, inauspicious: Di, precor, a nobis omen removete sinistrum, O.: avibus sinistris, O.: sinistrum fulmen nuntiare.—Fig., wrong, perverse, improper: mores, V.: natura, Cu.— Unlucky, injurious, adverse, unfavorable, bad: Notus pecori sinister, V.: interpretatio, Ta.—As subst n.: (matrona) studiosa sinistri, of evil, O.
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    I
    sinistera -um, sinisterior -or -us, sinistimus -a -um ADJ
    left, improper,adverse; inauspicious
    II
    sinistra -um, sinistrior -or -us, sinistimus -a -um ADJ
    left, improper,adverse; inauspicious

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  • 20 vitium

        vitium ī, n    [VI-], a fault, defect, blemish, imperfection, vice: vitium (appellant), cum partes corporis inter se dissident: corporis, O.: si nihil est in tecto vitii: si aedes conruerunt vitiumve fecerunt, have been damaged: vitio moriens sitit aëris herba, V.—A defect in the auspices, unfavorable sign, impediment: divinare, quid in castris vitii obvenisset, L.: vitio navigare: comitiorum solum vitium est fulmen.—In coinage, base metal, alloy: ignis vitium metallis Excoquit, O.—Fig., a fault, defect, blemish: acutius vitia in dicente quam recta videre: Et illud mihi vitiumst maximum, my greatest fault, T.: animadverso vitio castrorum, i. e. the unfavorable situation, Cs.: milites conflictati et tempestatis et sentinae vitiis, the injurious effects, Cs.—A moral fault, failing, error, offence, crime, vice: legibus proposita sunt supplicia vitiis: Virtus est vitium fugere, H.: ne sibi vitio verterent, quod abesset, i. e. blame him. —A crime against female chastity, violation: Quoi misere per vim vitium obtulerat, T.: vitium auctore redemit, O.
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    fault, vice, crime, sin; defect

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