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levis e, adj. with comp. and sup.

2 LEG-. —Of weight, light, not heavy : terra, light soil , V.: levis armaturae Numidae, light-armed , Cs.: miles, L.: nudi, aut sagulo leves, lightly clad , Ta.: Per levīs populos, shades , O.: virgāque levem coerces Aureā turbam, H.—Of digestion, light, easy to digest : malvae, H.—Of motion, light, swift, quick, fleet, nimble, rapid : venti, O.: pollex, O.: ad motūs leviores, N.: Messapus cursu, V.: Quaere modos leviore plectro, gayer , H.: hora, fleeting , O.Slight, trifling, small : Ignis, O.: tactus, gentle , O.: querellae, O.—Fig., without weight, of no consequence, light, trifling, unimportant, inconsiderable, trivial, slight, little, petty : labores, T.: haec leviora fortasse: verba: auditio, unfounded report , Cs.: cui res et pecunia levissima fuit, insignificant : proelium, skirmish , Cs.: leviore de causā, Cs.: praecordia levibus flagrantia causis, Iu.: versūs, H.: Flebis levis, neglected , H.: rati, leviorem futurum apud patres reum, L.Easy, light : non est leve Observare, no easy matter , Iu.: quidquid levius putaris, easier , Iu.: leviora tolli Pergama, H.—Of character, light, light-minded, capricious, fickle, inconstant, untrustworthy, false : mulieres sunt levi sententiā, T.: homo: tu levior cortice, H.: iudices: quid levius aut turpius, Cs.: auctor, L.: spes, empty , H.Light, not severe, mild, gentle, pleasant : alquos leviore nomine appellare: audire leviora, milder reproaches , H.: eo, quod levissimum videbatur, decursum est, mildest , L.: Sithoniis non levis Euhius, i. e. hostile , H.

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