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quam-lĭbet (-lŭbet ), adv.
I. As it pleases, as you (they, etc.) will, at pleasure: “quamlubet esto unica res,Lucr. 2, 541: “lambe otio,Phaedr. 1, 24, 6.—
II. In gen., how much soever, ever so much, howsoever: quodvis quamlibet tenue munusculum, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 10, 3: “occupat egressas quamlibet ante rates,Ov. Tr. 1, 10, 5: “infirmae manus,howsoever weak, id. Am. 1, 7, 66: “quamlibet parum sit,however inconsiderable it may be, Quint. 1, 1, 18; 1, 12, 5; 5, 13, 56; “12, 1, 29: specularis lapis finditur in quamlibet tenues crustas,Plin. 36, 22, 45, § 160; 3, 5, 9, § 54; 6, 4, 4, § 13: “hoc pretio quamlibet numerosa subsellia inplentur,Plin. Ep. 2, 14, 6; 10, 96 (97), 2; id. Pan. 61, 2: “quamlibet pulchra elocutio,Quint. 2, 4, 32; 12, 8, 7; 8, 6, 4.—
B. For quamvis, although (post-class.), Sol. 9.
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