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dēprecātiō ōnis, f

deprecor, an averting by prayer, appeal, intercession, plea, apology : periculi: quae deprecatio est ei reliqua, qui, etc.: aequitatis, on the ground of : pro illis, Cu.: deprecatione deorum commoveri, the sanction of an oath : adgrediar ad crimen cum illā deprecatione, sic ut, etc.— In rhetoric, a deprecation, deferential remonstrance .

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