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crīmĭnōsus , a, um, adj. crimen, I.,
I.full of reproaches, reproachful, accusalory, calumniating, slanderous (class.): “ne cum me nimium gratum illi esse dicant, id mihi criminosum esse possit,Cic. Planc. 2, 4; Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 67, § 162; cf.: “in hunc,id. Sull. 13, 36: “nomen,id. Planc. 19, 46: “orationes,Liv. 8, 12, 14: “iambi,Hor. C. 1, 16, 2: “criminosissimus liber,Suet. Caes. 75; cf. Quint. 9, 2, 23: “ille acerbus, criminosus, popularis homo ac turbulentus,Cic. Clu. 34, 94.—Hence, subst.: crīmĭnōsus , i, m., a guilty man, Cassiod. Var. 3, 57.— Comp., Auct. Her. 4, 40, 52.—Adv.: crī-mĭnōsē , reproach fully, slanderously, Cic. Rosc. Am. 20, 55; Sall. J. 64, 5; Liv. 38, 43, 7; 40, 9, 13; Tac. A. 16, 20.—Comp., Cic. Brut. 34, 131; Tac. H. 3, 38.—Sup., Suet. Tib. 53.
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