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λι_τότης , ητος, , (λι_τός)
A.plainness, simplicity, “κόσμουDemocr.274; “τῶν στεφάνωνThphr.Fr.142; “τὴν λ. διώκουσιD.S.2.59; “λ. διαίτηςCic.Fam.7.26.2; cj. for λεπτότης in Epicur.Sent.Vat.63.
II. Gramm., a figure of speech, assertion by means of understatement (cf. μείωσις) or negation, Serv. ad Verg.G.2.125, Ter.Hec.775.
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    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 7.26.2
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.59
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