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satius adj. n

comp. of satis, more satisfying, better, more serviceable, fitter, preferable .—Only as predicate of a clause : tibi perdere Talentum satius est quam illo minam, T.: mergi freto satius illi insulae esse quam dedi inimico, L.: nonne satius est mutum esse quam dicere, etc.: Nonne fuit satius tristīs Amaryllidis iras pati? V.: terga impugnare hostium satius visum est, L.: satius putarunt in urbe eum comprehendi, thought it more expedient , N.

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