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recēns entis (abl sing. entī; poet. also ente; gen plur. tium; poet. rarely tum, H.), adj.

with comp. and sup, lately arisen, not long in existence, fresh, young, recent: iniuriae memoria, Cs.: amicus, new-made: omnis conglutinatio recens aegre divellitur: viri: caespites, Cs.: flores, H.: herbae, O.: prata, green, V.: proelium, i. e. of yesterday, Cs.: clades, L.: pollicitatio, Cs.: arma, newly whetted, O.: umbrae, of persons just dead, O.: recenti re de Mustio auditum est, i. e. forthwith: qui recens ab illorum aetate fuit, just after: recens a volnere Dido, i. e. with her wound still fresh, V.: ab excidio urbis, fresh from, L.: quidam Romā sane recentes, just from Rome: epistula recentior: recentiore memoriā: attulisti aliud humanius horum recentiorum, modern writers: recentissima tua est epistula Kal. data, latest: annus recentissimus: Senones recentissimi advenarum, L.—Plur n. as subst, late events (opp. vetusta).—Fig., fresh, vigorous: ut integri et recentes defatigatis succederent, Cs.: equitatus, Cs.: animus (consulis), L.

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