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dīligō lēxī, lēctus, ere

dis- + 2 lego, to single out, value, esteem, prize, love : alqm: se ipse: inter se: civitates eum diligebant, Cs.: magno dilectus amore, V.: Lalage, Dilecta quantum, etc., H.: te in fratris loco, T.—Prov.: Solus est quem diligant di, i. e. fortune's favorite , T.: Diligitur nemo, nisi cui fortuna secunda est, O.To love, approve, aspire to, be content with, esteem, appreciate : pudo rem: locum: observantiam hominis: (poetarum) ingenia: alcuius consilia: nomen Romanum: mediocritatem, H.

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