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et-si ,
I.conj. [et, II. H.], like etiamsi, a concessive conditional particle, though, although, albeit.
I. Prop.
II. Transf., sometimes like quamquam, to restrict or correct a preceding proposition, although, and yet, but, καίπερ, καίτοι: “vale atque salve: etsi aliter ut dicam meres,Plaut. Capt. 3, 5, 86: “utram (conditionem) malis vide: etsi hoc consilium rectum esse scio,Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 85: “habet enim res deliberationem: etsi ex parte magna tibi assentior,Cic. Att. 7, 3, 3; ib. 13, 41: “do, do poenas temeritatis meae. Etsi quae fuit illa temeritas?id. ib. 9, 10, 2; cf. id. ib. 16, 7, 3: “lectis tuis litteris admiratus equidem sum, te, etc.: etsi, quamvis non fueris suasor et impulsor profectionis meae, approbator certe fuisti,id. ib. § 2; cf.: “quamquam, etsi,Liv. 21, 19, 4. Vid. Hand, Turs. II. pp. 600-609.
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