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fācundus , a, um, adj. fari,
I.that speaks with ease or fluency, eloquent (syn.: disertus, eloquens; “loquax, dicax): qui facile fantur, facundi dicti,Varr. L. L. 6, § 52 Müll. (not freq. till after the Aug. period; not in Cic. or Caes.; cf. facundia).
I. Prop.: “satis facundu's: sed jam fieri dictis compendium volo,Plaut. Capt. 5, 2, 12: suavis homo, facundus, Enn. ap. Gell. 12, 4 (Ann. v. 250 ed. Vahl.); Sall. J. 95, 3: loquax magis quam facundus, id. ap. Quint. 5, 2, 2; and ap. Gell. 1, 15, 13: “Mercuri, facunde nepos Atlantis,Hor. C. 1, 10, 1: “Ulixes,Ov. M. 13, 92: “facundum faciebat amor,id. ib. 6, 469: “Rufus, vir facundus,Tac. H. 1, 8: “facundus et promptus,Suet. Calig. 53 et saep.—Comp.: “in omnibus gentibus alius alio facundior habetur,Quint. 12, 10, 44.—Sup.: “facundissimus quisque,Quint. 12, 2, 27.—
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