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turpis e, adj. with comp. and sup.

TARC-, ugly, unsightly, unseemly, repulsive, foul, filthy : aspectus: vestitus, T.: rana, H.: Morbo viri, disfigured , H.: udo membra fimo, i. e. befouled , V.: turpissima bestia, Enn. ap. C.—Of sound, disagreeable, cacophonous : si etiamabfugitturpe visum est.—Fig., shameful, disgraceful, repulsive, odious, base, infamous, scandalous, dishonorable : verbum, T.: neque turpis mors forti viro potest accidere: adulescentia: causa, Cs.: formido, V.: turpem senectam Degere, H.: Egestas, V.: luxus, Iu.: quid hoc turpius?: quid est turpius effemmat<*> viro?: homo turpissimus: luxuria cum omni aetati turpis, tum senectuti foedissima est: quae mihi turpia dictu videbuntur: quod facere turpe non est: coargui putat esse turpissimum.—As subst n., a shameful thing, disgrace, shame, reproach : nec honesto quicquam honestius, nec turpi turpius: Turpe senex miles, O.

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