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dēspiciō ēxī, ectus, ere

de + specio, to look down upon : de vertice montis in vallīs, O.: colles, quā despici poterat, in the range of view , Cs.— With acc , (some read dispicio in these passages): gentīs et urbīs: aethere summo mare, V.: omne nemus, O.—Fig., to be inattentive, be off guard : simul atque ille despexerit.—With acc, to look down upon, despise, disdain : omnīs: a populo R. despici: divitias: ignobilitatem Iugurthae, S.: despectā paucitate impetum faciunt, Cs.: neque ullum laborem despiciens, refusing , Cs.: Despectus tibi sum, V.: homines despecti: huic despecto saluti fuit, N.To disparage, express contempt for : Caesaris copias, Cs.

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