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dēnsus adj.

with comp. and sup, thick, close, compact, dense, crowded: silva: densiores silvae, Cs.: densissimae silvae, Cs.: densum umeris volgus, H.: litus, sandy, O.: caligo, V.: densissima nox, pitch-dark, O.: pingue, firm, V.: Austri, cloudy, V.—Poet., with abl, thickly set, covered, full: loca silvestribus saepibus densa: specus virgis ac vimine, O.: ficus pomis, O.: trames caligine opacā, O.—In space, thick, close, set close: densissima castra, Cs.: apes, V.: ministri, O.: densior suboles, V.: nec scuta densi Deponunt, when thronging, V.—In time, thick, frequent, continuous (poet.): ictūs, V.: tela, V.: plagae, H.: amores, V.

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