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oppōnō posuī, positus, ere

ob+pono, to set against, set before, place opposite, oppose: se venientibus in itinere, Cs.: novem oppositis legionibus, Cs.: armatos homines ad omnes introitūs: Eumenem adversariis, N.: (Hannibali) opposuit natura Alpem, Iu.: ante oculos opposuit manum, held out, O.: auriculam, present, H.: oppositas habere fores, i. e. closed, O.: Fortia adversis pectora rebus, H.To set against pledge, wager, mortgage: ager oppositus est pignori ob decem minas, T.: villula opposita . . . ad milia quindecim, Ct.— To expose, lay bare, open, abandon: se periculis pro re p.: quemquam morti, V.—Fig., to set before, bring forward, present, oppose, adduce, allege: formidines opponantur: armati exercitūs terrorem opponere togatis, intimidate by an armed force: eos opponi omnibus contionibus auctores ad perniciem meam, represented to all assemblies as.—To say in opposition, object, reply, respond, adduce in answer, oppose. iis opposuit sese Socrates: quid habes quod mihi opponas?—To set against, place in comparison: multis secundis proeliis unum adversum, Cs.: rationibus labores: omni virtuti vitium opponitur.

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