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summus adj. sup.

for * supimus; superus, uppermost, highest, topmost : summis saxis fixus: iugum montis, Cs.: summa cacumina linquunt, V.: Summus ego (in triclinio) et prope me Viscus, etc., at the top , H.—As subst m., he who sits in the highest place, the head of the table : sermo, qui more maiorum a summo adhibetur, by the head of the table .—Partitive, the top of, highest part of, summit of : summus mons, the top of , Cs.: feriunt summos Fulgura montīs, mountain-tops , H.: in summā sacrā viā, on the highest part of : Ianus summus ab imo, H.: summam aquam attingere, C. poët.: mari summo, V.—As subst n., the top, surface, highest place, head : ab eius (frontis) summo rami diffunduntur, Cs.: non longe abesse a summo.—Of the voice, highest, loudest : summā voce, at the top of his voice , C., H.—Fig., of time or order, last, latest, final, extreme : Venit summa dies, V.: esse summā senectute.—Partitive, the last of, end of : Summo carmine, H.—Of rank or degree, highest, greatest, loftiest, first, supreme, best, utmost, extreme : timor: fides, constantia iustitiaque: bonum: summo magistratui praeesse, Cs.: concedunt in uno Cn. Pompeio summa esse omnia: scelus, S.: hiemps, the depths of winter : homines: amicus, the best friend , T.: summo rei p. tempore, at a most critical juncture : res p., the general welfare : ad summam rem p., L.: Quo res summa loco, Panthu? the general cause , V.: Mene socium summis adiungere rebus, in momentous enterprises , V.: agere summo iure tecum, deal exactingly .

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