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vĕrēcundus , a, um, adj. vereor,
I.feeling shame (at any thing good or bad), shamefaced, bashful, shy, coy, modest, diffident, etc.
II. Transf., objectively, worthy of reverence, venerable (late Lat.): “nomen populi Romani,Amm. 14, 6, 6; cf. id. 21, 16, 11; 30, 8, 4: “praetor,Capitol. Ver. 8.—Adv. (acc. to I.), shamefacedly, bashfully, shyly, modestly.
(β). Form vĕrēcundĭter , Pompon. ap. Non. 516, 23.—
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