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āversus adj. with sup.

P. of averto, turned away, turned back, on the back side, behind, backwards: et adversus et aversus impudicus es: aversum hostem videre, the backs of the enemy, Cs.: ne aversi ab hoste circumvenirentur, shut off in the rear, Cs.: quem aversum transfixit, in the back, N.: aversos boves caudis in speluncam traxit, L.: porta, in the rear, L.: porta aversissima, farthest back, L.Plur n. as subst, the hinder part, back: per aversa urbis fuga, L.: insulae, L.—Fig., withdrawn: milites a proelio, Cs.Disinclined, alienated, unfavorable, opposed, averse, hostile: a Musis: aversissimo a me animo esse: a proposito, L.: aversis auribus questa, to deaf. ears, L.: Deae mens, V.: amici, H.—With dat: nobis, Ta.: mercaturis, H.: lucro, not greedy of, H.

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