[*] 329. The particle immo, nay, is used to contradict some part of a preceding statement or question, or its form; in the latter case, the same statement is often repeated in a stronger form, so that immo becomes nearly equivalent to yes (nay but, nay rather):—
- “causa igitur nōn bona est? immo optima ” (Att. 9.7.4) , is the cause then not a good one? on the contrary, the best.