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adversum ī, n

the opposite direction: hic ventus adversum tenet Athenis proficiscentibus, N.: in adversum Romani subiere, directly to the hill, L.—Fig., opposed, contrary, hostile, adverse, unfavorable, unpropitious: fortuna: mentes mihi: bellum, a face-to-face quarrel, H.: adversā patrum voluntate, L.: res, misfortune, calamity, H.: casūs, N.: adversae rerum undae, a sea of troubles, H.: Mars, i. e. defeat, V.: annus frugibus, L.: valetudo, i. e. sickness, L.: adversā nocte, i. e. since the night was unfavorable, Cs.: qui timet his adversa, the opposite fortune, H: quīs omnia regna advorsa sint, odious, S.—As substt.

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