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allŏcūtĭo (adl- ), ōnis, f. alloquor (post-Aug.).
I. A speaking to, an accosting, an address: “vertit adlocutionem,Plin. Ep. 2, 20, 8: “inchoatā adlocutione,Suet. Tib. 23.—
II. Esp.
A. Like the Gr. παραμυθία, a consoling, consolation, comforting, comfort: “quā solatus es adlocutione?consoling words, Cat. 38, 5; so Sen. Cons. ad Helv. 1: “nec (habebunt) in die agnitionis adlocutionem,Vulg. Sap. 3, 18; 8, 9; 19, 12.—
B. An inciting to the conflict; only upon coins, v. Eckh. D. N. V. 6, p. 268.
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