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sĭremps (sĭrempse , Plaut. Am. prol. 73), adj. acc. to Fest. pp. 344 and 345 Müll., contr. from similis re ipsā, qs. simrepsa, simrepse, and by transposition, sirempse; but prob. from si-, loc. form from pronom. stem sa-, cf. sic; rem is acc. of reference, cf. prope-diem, pri-dem; -pe is the intens. part., as in nem-pe, etc., and becomes pse, with enclit. se, as in ipse, etc., v. Corss. Ausspr. 2, 846 sq.; publicists' t. t., of a like application of laws,, the same: “sirempse legem jussit esse Juppiter,Plaut. Am. prol. 73: siremps lex, S. C. ap. Front. Aquaed. 129; so Tab. Bantina, C. I. L. 197, 13; cf. id. 198, 73; 200, 27; 202, 1; 202, 38; 205, 2 al.; Lex ap. Grut. 508, 21; 628 fin.; 629, 1; Cato ap. Fest. 1. 1.: “omnium quae terram premunt, siremps, lex esto,Sen. Ep. 91, 16; cf. Marin. Fratr. Arval. p. 568.
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