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lātē adv. with comp. and sup.

1 latus, broadly, widely, extensively : populus late rex, V.: victrix, H.: latius quam caedebatur ruebat (murus), L.: possidere latius (agros), O.: ager latissime continuatus: quam latissime possint, ignes faciant, N. —In phrases with longe, on all sides, far and wide, everywhere : late longeque diffusus: omnibus longe lateque aedificiis incensis, Cs.—Fig., widely, extensively : ars late patet: latius loquuntur rhetores, more diffusely : latius perscribere, with exaggeration , Cs.: latius uti opibus, more lavishly , H.: sibi indulgere latius, to excess , Iu.: fidei bonae nomen latissime manat.

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