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lĕpĭdus , a, um, adj. lepos,
I.pleasant, agreeable, charming, fine, elegant, neat (esp. freq. in Plaut. and Ter.; in Cic. very rare).
B. In a bad sense, nice, effeminate: “hi pueri tam lepidi ac delicati,Cic. Cat. 2, 10, 23.—
II. In partic., of speech, smart, witty, facetious: “lepida et concinna,Auct. Her. 4, 23, 32: “scimus inurbanum lepido seponere dicto,Hor. A. P. 273: “versus,Cat. 6, 17.—Hence, adv.: lĕpĭdē , pleasantly, agreeably, charmingly, finely, prettily.
2. In partic.
(α). As an affirmative response, yes, very well: “lepide licet,Plaut. Bacch. 1, 1, 1.—
(β). As a term of applause, splendidly, excellently: “euge, euge, lepide,Plaut. Mil. 2, 2, 85: “facete, laute, lepide: nihil supra,Ter. Eun. 3, 1, 37.—Comp.: “nimis lepide fabulare: eo potuerit lepidius pol fieri,Plaut. Mil. 3, 5, 52.—Sup.: “lepidissime et comissime,Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 66.—
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