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usquam , adv. us for ubs, from ubi; indef. suffix quam, as in quisquam, etc.; cf. usque,
I.at or in any place, anywhere (usu. in neg. clauses, while uspiam, corresp. to quispiam, is used also affirmatively).
(β). In neg. interrog. sentences: “num ejus color pudoris signum usquam indicat?Ter. And. 5, 3, 7.—With gen.: “an quisquam usquam gentium est aeque miser?Ter. Hec. 3, 1, 13.—
(γ). In conditional clauses: “si quid Usquam justitia est,Verg. A. 1, 604: “si usquam,Quint. 6, 1, 51; 11, 1, 54.—
B. Of other relations than those of place, in any thing, in any way; with neg., by no means, in no respect, etc. (rare but class.): “neque istic neque alibi tibi usquam erit in me mora,Ter. And. 2, 5, 9: “neque esset usquam consilio aut auctoritati locus,Cic. Off. 2, 1, 2: “non usquam id quidem dicit omnino,id. Tusc. 5, 9, 24: “Jugurtha neque advorsus iram ejus (populi Romani) usquam nisi avaritiā nobilitatis et pecuniā suā spem habere,Sall. J. 13, 5.—
II. Transf. *
A. Of value: alicui usquam esse, to be of any account or importance (cf.: “nullo loco habere, etc.): quasi jam usquam tibi sint viginti minae,Ter. Ad. 2, 2, 15 (Bentl. ex conj.: quasi hujus jam tibi).—
B. With verbs of motion, to any place, anywhither, anywhere: “duci potis est si ea usquam gentium,Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 91: “velut usquam Vinctus eas,Hor. S. 2, 7, 30.—
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