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cārus adj.

with comp. and sup, dear, precious, valued, esteemed, beloved: meo cordi cario, T.: dis carus ipsis, H.: apud exercitum, Cs.: cariores Sabinas viris fecit, L.: parentes: perfugae minume cari, least valued, S.: care pater, V.: pignora nati, O.: frater carissimus: habet me se ipso cariorem: nihil apud animum carius, S.: corpus meo mihi carius, O.: ei cariora omnia quam decus, S.: si nobis vivere cari (volumus), to each other (sc. inter nos), H. — Precious, dear, costly, of a high price: amor, T.: annona in macello carior: nidor, H.: harenae, containing gold, O.: frumentum: (agrum) carissimis pretiis emere, very high.

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