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amplexus ūs, m

amplector, an encircling, surrounding, circuit: serpentis amplexu: exuit amplexūs, my embrace, O.: Occupat (serpens) longis amplexibus illos, O.: oceanus, qui orbem terrarum amplexu finit, L.—Esp., a loving embrace, caress: Cum dabit amplexūs, V.: alqm impedire amplexu, O.: tenere alqm amplexu, Ta.

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