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acumine. Words of this form are particularly common in Ovid. Of the following, cacumen, examen, flamen, (n.), fundamen, gestamen, levamen, stramen, velamen, volumen, there are eighty-three examples in Ovid against thirty-two in Virgil, while Ovid uses eighty-four times acumen, conamen, curvamen, foramen, lenimen, medicamen, molimen, nutrimen, stamen, which do not occur in Virgil. Other examples are temptamen (19), munimen (212), caelamen (291), firmamen (x. 491), hortamen (i. 277), revocamen (ii. 596).

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