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vīvus (-vos) adj.

VIV-, alive, living, having life: illum vix vivum relinquo: Iugurtham vivom aut necatum sibi tradere, S.: duxit uxorem patre vivo, in his father's lifetime: duo ex unā familiā, vivo utroque, magistratūs creari vetare, Cs.: Catc adfirmat, se vivo illum non triumphaturum, while he lived: huic acerbissimum vivo videntique funus ducitur, i. e. before his eyes: Vivos vidensque pereo, i. e. with my eyes open, T.—As subst m., a living man: aeternis suppliciis vivos mortuosque mactabis.—As subst n., that which is alive, the quick, living flesh: calor ad vivum adveniens, i. e. reaching the flesh, L.—Fig.: neque id ad vivum reseco, i. e. press the assertion too literally: dat de lucro: nihil detraxit de vivo, from the capital: de vivo igitur erat aliquid resecandum, ut esset, unde, etc., i. e. the capital must be impaired.—Of things, alive, living, green, fresh, active: Caespes, O.: radix, O.: flumen, running, L.: ros, fresh, O.: lucernae, burning, H.: saxum, unwrought, V.: voltus, i. e. speaking, V.

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