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tenor ōris, m

2 TA-, a holding on, continuance, uninterrupted course, career : hasta servat tenorem, keeps its direction , V.: (aulaea) placido educta tenore Tota patent, by a steady motion , O. —Fig., a course, tenor, career, movement : rerum, L.: pugnae, L.: vitae, O.: plebem eodem tenore colo, persistently , L.: eodem tenore duo consulatūs gessi, following the same policy , L.: Non . . . dies alium tenuisse tenorem Crediderim, V.—In the phrase, uno tenore, in one course, uninterruptedly, uniformly, steadily, progressively : isque (stilus medius) uno tenore, ut aiunt, fluit in dicendo: brevis res est, si uno tenore peragitur, L.

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