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laudātīvus , a, um, adj. id., in rhet. lang. of Quintilian,
I.of or relating to praise, laudatory: est unum genus, quo laus et vituperatio continetur, sed est appellatum a meliore parte laudativum: idem alii demonstrativum vocant: utrumque nomen ex Graeco creditur fluxisse: nam et ἐγκωμιαστικὸν et ἐπιδεικτικὸν dicunt, Quint. 3, 4, 12; cf. id. 3, 7, 28: “materia,id. 3, 4, 16.—
II. Subst.: laudātīva , ae, f., commendation, etc.: “laudativa tota, quae est rhetorices pars tertia,Quint. 2, 15, 20; cf. id. 3, 3, 14.—Hence, laudātīvē , adv., in a laudatory manner, Don. ad Ter. Enn. 5, 8, 5.
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