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quid adv. interrog.

acc n. of quis, in what respect? what? how? to what extent? : Quid! quid venire in mentem possit? T.: Quid comedent! ebibent! How! T.: quid si illud addimus? how if? : quid ita? How so? : quid deinde? what then? : quid tum?: quid igitur?: quid postea? what next? : quid enim? what of it? : quid ergo? Cs.In view of what? why? wherefore? : quid festinas? what's your hurry? T.: sed quid ego argumentor? quid plura disputo?: me quid pudeat?—With ni (in rhet. questions; often written quidni; always with subj. or ellipt.), why not? : Clinia haec fieri videbat? Me . quid ni? T.: quidni, inquit, meminerim?: quidni iste neget?

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