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prōnus adj. with comp.

PRO-, turned forward, bent over, inclined, leaning, hanging, stooping, bending : pecora, quae natura prona finxit, S.: pronus pendens in verbera, leaning forward to strike , V.: pronus magister Volvitur in caput, V.: carcere emicat, i. e. in swift flight , O.: leporem pronum catulo sectare sagaci, flying swiftly , O.: ilex paulum modo prona, dein flexa, S.: motus corporis.—As subst n. : montium prona, slopes , Cu.: amnis, rushing , V.: rivi, tumbling , H.: currus, headlong , O.Sinking, reaching down : urbs in paludes, L.: via, steep , O.—As subst n. : nihil habent proni, no downward tendency .—Of heavenly bodies, setting, sinking, declining : Orion, H.: Titan, O.—Of time, hurrying, fleet : menses, H.: anni, H.—Fig., inclined, disposed, prone : rei p. genus ad perniciosissimum statum: anxitudo ad luctum: in obsequium, H.: pronior in vitia sua, L.: deterioribus, Ta.Easy, without difficulty : omnia virtuti suae prona esse, S.: omnia victoribus, Ta.: facile et pronum est agere, Iu.: id pronius ad fidem est, is easier to believe , L.

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