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volēns entis, adj.

P. of 1 volo, willing, with purpose, of choice: eas (poenas) ipsi volentes pependere, of their own accord, S.: quia volentes in amicitiam non veniebant, L.: seu volens seu invitus, L.: Ipsa autem macie tenuant armenta volentes, purposely, V.: Quos fructūs ipsa volentia rura tulere carpsit, spontaneously, V.Plur m. as subst, they who consent, they who are willing: tutiusque rati volentibus quam coactis imperitare, to rule men with their consent, S.: quippe rem p. si a volentibus nequeat, ab invitis ius expetituram, peaceably if they could, forcibly if they must, L.: labor est inhibere volentīs, O.Willing, pleased, glad, eager: volenti animo acceperant, eagerly, S.: animis volentibus urbem Adferimur, purposely and gladly, V.: volenti consuli causa divertendi oblata est, i. e. welcome to the consul, etc., L.: uti militibus exaequatus cum imperatore labos volentibus esset, i. e. that the soldiers were zealous when the general shared their labors, S.: quibus bellum volentibus erat, probare exemplum, Ta.Wellwishing, favorable, kindly, propitious: munificus nemo putabatur nisi pariter volens, i. e. liberality was always supposed to prove kind feeling, S.—Of the gods, willing, voluntary: do volentibu' cum magnis dis, with the favor of the gods, Enn. ap. C.: virtute ac dis volentibus magni estis, S.: diis propitiis volentibusque, with the favor and help of the gods, L.

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