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ob-sĕcundo , āvi, ātum, 1,
I.v. n., to be compliant, show obedience; to comply with, humor, fall in with, follow implicitly, obey a pers. or thing (rare but class.; “syn.: morigeror, obsequor, oboedio): obsecundare in loco,Ter. Heaut. 4, 6, 23; id. Ad. 5, 9, 37: ut ejus semper voluntatibus socii obtemperarint, hostes oboedierint, venti tempestatesque obsecundarint, * Cic. Imp. Pomp. 16, 48: “obsecundando mollire impetum,Liv. 3, 35, 7: “simul capite atque umeris sensim ad id, quo manus feratur, obsecundantibus,Quint. 11, 3, 92; M. Aur. ap. Front. Ep. ad M. Caes. 5, 35 Mai.: “imperiis,Amm. 17, 10, 10.—Hence, * obsĕcundanter , adv., in compliance with, according to a thing: obsecundanter naturae vivere, Nigid. ap. Non. 147, 26 (obsequenter, Non.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Cicero, On Pompey's Command, 16.48
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 3, 35.7
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 11, 3.92
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