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(prex, precis) only plur. with abl. and (old) dat. and acc sing., f.

PREC-, a prayer, request, entreaty : Nil est preci loci relictum, T.: hac prece te oro, H.: magnā prece ad me scripsit: omnibus precibus te oro, ut, etc.: omnibus precibus petere, ut, etc., Cs.: precibus flecti, V.: precibus vinci, O.: ad miseras preces Decurrere, H.: damus alternas accipimusque preces, exchange good wishes , O.—In religion, a prayer : iustis precibus deorum mentīs posse placari: in prece esse, O.A curse, imprecation : omnibus precibus detestatus Ambiorigem, Cs.: misit Thyesteas preces, H.: preces diras fundere, Ta.An intercession , Ct.

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