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incentīvus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.that strikes up, sets the tune (ante- and post-class.).
I. Lit.: tibia, the treble flute (opp. succentive, that plays the accompaniment), Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 15.—
B. Transf., superior: “vita pastorum (opp. succentiva vita agricolarum),Varr. R. R. 1, 2, 16.—
II. Trop., that provokes or incites: “lues,Prud. Hamart. 250. —Hence,
B. Subst.: incentīvum , i, n., an incentive: “peccaminis,Prud. Apoth. 929: “vitiorum,Hier. Ep. 52, 3.— Adv.: incen-tīvē , Ven. Fort. Vit. Leob. 10.
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