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nitidus adj. with comp. and sup.

cf. niteo, shining, glittering, bright, polished, clear : nitidus iuventā (of the serpent that has shed its skin), V.: aries nitidissimus auro, O.: pisces, with gleaming scales , O.: ocelli, Iu.—Of animals, sleek, plump, in good condition, well-favored, blooming : iumenta, N.: quos pexo capillo nitidos videtis: ex nitido fit rusticus, H.: vacca, O.: campi nitidissimi: nitidissimus annus, rich , O.—Fig., cultivated, polished, refined : verba nitidiora: hilares nitidique vocantur, Iu.

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