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modicus adj.

modus, in proper measure, moderate, modest, temperate : potiones: severitas: corpus (historiae), of a tolerable size : strepitus, O.: modici munera Liberi, i. e. moderation in drink , H.: animus domi, unassuming , S.: voluptatum, in pleasures , Ta.Middling, ordinary, mean, scanty, small : modicis regni terminis uti: ea, valde et modica et inlustria sunt, few in number : Graecis hoc modicum est, not frequent : pecunia, little : rem pateris modicam, a trifling affliction , Iu.: amici, humble , Iu.—As subst n., a little : modico contentus, Iu.

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