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fīrmus adj. with comp. and sup.

3 FER-, strong, steadfast, stable, enduring, powerful : rami, Cs.: robora, V.: firmissimi populi, Cs.: firmissima vina, V.: mihi placebat, si firmior esses, etc.: parum, H.: area firma templis sustinendis, L.: adversis, Ta.—Fig., firm, fast, constant, steadfast, immovable, trusty, lasting, strong, true, faithful : nuptiae, T.: gener, T.: copiae: concordi populo nihil esse firmius: fundamenta defensionis firmissima: spes: firmior candidatus, with better prospects : litterae, trustworthy : vir in susceptā causā tirmissimus: firmissimus irā, O.: pectus, V.: (consolatio) ad veritatem firmissima, most effectual : exercitus ad bellum, L.: contra Metellum, S.: fundus nec pascere firmus, fit , H.

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