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mora ae, f

1 SMAR-, a delay, procrastination : comitiorum, S.: inter eas moras, S.: rerum: moram praeceptis inferre, defer : moram ad insequendum intulit, Cs.: facere dilectui, L.: facere creditoribus, put off payment : trahere, delay , V.: moliri, cause delay , V.: moram interponere, interpose delay : mora reliquorum, delay in pursuing , Cs.: morā dies extrahens, talking against time , Cs.: Nec mora ullast, quin iam uxorem ducam, I will without delay , T.: Quosque referre mora est, would take too long , O.: Parva mora est sumpsisse, he promptly took , O.: per hunc nullast mora, on his part , T.: in me mora non erit ulla, V.: Nulla mora est, I am ready , O.: sine ullā morā negotium suscipere, at once : moram certaminis hosti exemit, i. e. hastened it on , L.: Molliri morā, with delay , i. e. gradually , O.—In speech, a stop, pause : morae respirationesque.— An obstruction, hinderance, cause of delay : ne morae meis nuptiis egomet siem, hinder , T.: ne in morā illi sis, T.: magnā fluminis morā interpositā, Cs.: restituendae Romanis Capuae mora atque impedimentum es, L.: quae tantae tenuere morae? V.: Rumpe moras, V.—In the phrase, mora temporis, an interval, lapse of time : Longa fuit medii mora temporis, O.: moram temporis quaerere dum, etc., L.

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