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nĕc-ŏpīnus (also separately, nĕc ŏpīnus ), a, um, adj. (poet).
I. Pass., unexpected: “necopina mors,Ov. M. 1, 224: “ictus,Stat. Th. 6, 778: “pericula,Sil. 14, 188; Aus. Grat. Act. ad Grat. 12.—*
II. Act., not expecting, unsuspecting, careless: “ipsum accipiter necopinum rapit,Phaedr. 1, 9, 6; “occultā necopinum (hostem) perde sagittā,Ov. M. 12, 596.
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    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 12.596
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1.224
    • Statius, Thebias, 6
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