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penitus adv.

PA-, inwardly, deeply, far within, into the inmost part : saxum excisum: defossa, V.: penitus terrae defigitur arbos, V.: penitus ad extremos finīs se recepisse, Cs.: penitus in Thraciam se abdidit, N.: mare retibus penitus scrutare, Iu.—Fig., deeply, far within, from the depths : opinio tam penitus insita, so deeply rooted : periculum penitus in venis rei p., in the very heart : demittere se penitus in causam.— Through and through, thoroughly, completely, wholly, profoundly, entirely, utterly : supercilia abrasa: religionem sustulisse?: pernoscere animorum motūs. dilecta, H.: rogare, heartily .

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