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fortis e, adj. with comp. and sup.

3 FER-, strong, powerful, mighty : equus: latus, youthful vigor , H.: ligna, Cs.: castra: ulmi, V.Strong, vigorous, firm, steadfast, stout, courageous, brave, manly, valiant, bold, fearless : vir, man of honor , T.: fortis et constantis est, non perturbari: necessitudo timidos fortīs facit, S.: Rebus angustis animosus atque Fortis appare, H.: horum fortissimi sunt Belgae, Cs.: seu quis capit acria fortis Pocula, H.: in dolore: ad sanguinem civilem, L.: contra audaciam fortissimus: Scriberis fortis, a hero , H.: manu, i. e. personally brave , N.: si fortes fueritis in eo, had proceeded with vigor : fugacibus, O.: Tractare serpentes, H.: aurum Spernere fortior, H.—Prov.: fortīs fortuna adiuvat, T.—Of things, strong, spirited, brave, bold, enduring, impetuous : senectus fortior: oculi, bold : animi impetus: ut paulo fortius factum, Cs.: facta, S.: opera, service , L.: fortior contra dolorem disciplina: fortissimae sententiae: oratio (opp. placida).—As subst n. : serae ad fortia vires (sc. facta), V.: fortem ad fortia misi, O.

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