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ob-tendō dī, tus, ere,

to spread before, stretch over: Pro viro nebulam, V.: obtentā nocte, i. e. in dark night, V.: Britannia Germaniae obtenditur, lies over against, Ta.—To plead as an excuse: matris preces obtendens, Ta.—Fig., to hide, conceal, envelop: quasi velis quibusdam obtenditur uniuscuiusque natura.—To make a cover for: curis luxum, Ta.

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