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argūmentum ī, n

arguo, an argument, evidence, ground, support, proof: Sthenium sine argumento damnare: ad huius innocentiam: fabella sine argumento, unsupported story: argumento sit clades, L.: libertatis, Ta.: argumenti sumebant loco, non posse, etc., accepted as a proof, Cs.A sign, mark, token, evidence: argumenta atque indicia sceleris: animi laeti argumenta, indications, O.: non sine argumento male dicere, i. e. plausible ground. — Of a composition, the matter, contents, subject, theme, burden, argument: fabulae, T.: argumentum narrare, T.: argumento fabulam serere, upon a theme, i. e. a plot, L.: ex ebore perfecta argumenta, subjects modelled: (cratera) longo caelaverat argumento, O.: ingens, V.

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