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dēsīderō āvī, ātus, āre

cf. considero, to long for, ask, demand, call for, wish for, desire, require, expect : me, T.: tribuni imperium, Cs.: ea (beneficia), S.: quod satis est, H.: ullam rem ad se inportari, Cs.: alqd ex vobis audire: ab milite modestiam, Cs.: desiderando pendēre animis: nullam aliam mercedem laborum: Capitolium sic ornare ut templi dignitas desiderat.— To miss, lack, feel the want of : alqm, T.: quid a peritioribus rei militaris desiderari videbatur, Cs.: alqd in oratione: Sextilem totum mendax desideror, am waited for , H.: virīs adulescentis.— To lose : ut (exercitus) ne unum quidem militem desiderarit: in eo proelio CC milites, Cs.Pass, to be missing, be lost, be wanting : ut nulla navis desideraretur, Cs.: perpaucis desideratis quin cuncti caperentur, almost every one , Cs.: neque quicquam ex fano desideratum est.

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