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sumptŭōsus , a, um, adj. 2. sumptus,
I.very expensive or costly.
I. Of things, that costs much, dear, expensive, sumptuous: “ager,Cato, R. R. 1, 6: “cenae,Cic. Fam. 9, 23 fin.: “hostia,Hor. C. 3, 23, 18: “bellum,Liv. 45, 3: “tutela,Plin. Ep. 2, 17, 4: “dignitas,id. ib. 2, 4, 3: “substructiones,id. ib.Comp.: “ludi sumptuosiores,Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 8, 6: “cicercula,Col. 7, 3, 22.—Sup.: “portum operis sumptuosissimi fecit,Suet. Ner. 9 fin.
II. Of persons, spending much, lavish, wasteful, extravagant, Plaut. Merc. 4, 2, 2: “mulier,Ter. Heaut. 2, 1, 15: “domus,id. Ad. 4, 7, 42: “aliquis,Varr. R. R. 2, 4, 3: “homo,Cic. de Or. 2, 31, 135; id. Par. 6, 3, 49; Quint. 5, 10, 48: “in libidines,Suet. Caes. 50: “non ego sumptuosus sum, sed urbs ipsa magnas impensas exigit,Sen. Ep. 50, 3.—Adv.: sumptŭōsē , expensively, sumptuously: “convivia lauta sumptuose facere,Cat. 47, 5; Suet. Claud. 16 fin.Comp., Varr. R. R. 3, 17, 6: “se sumptuosius jactare,Cic. Cat. 2, 9, 20: “equos et canes emere sumptuosius,id. ib. 10, 39 (48), 2; Plin. Ep. 9, 12.
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