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iēiūnus adj.

with comp, fasting, abstinent, hungry: plebecula: canis, H.: serpens, Pr.: cor pora, L.: lupus ieiunis dentibus acer, H.: fames, extreme, Iu.: odium, i. e. on an empty stomach, Iu.: ieiunae negare aquam, thirsty, Pr.—Dry, barren, unproductive: ager: glarea, V.—Scanty, insignificant: Summaque ieiunā sanie infuscatur harenā, V.—Fig., poor, barren, powerless: nimis animus: animus malevolentiā.—Insignificant, trifling, contemptible, mean, low: cognitio: calumnia.—Of speech, meagre, dry, feeble, spiritless: in orationibus ieiunior: concertatio verborum.

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