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assentor (ads- ; v. assentior
I.init.), ātus, 1, v. freq. [irreg. for adsensor, from assentior], lit., to join one in judgment or opinion (opp. adversor); hence, always to assent, to agree with one in every thing, to flatter (in the class. per. only in prose); with dat.: “Etiam tu quoque adsentaris huice?Plaut. Am. 2, 2, 70; cf. “assentatrix: (callidus adulator) etiam adversando saepe adsentetur et litigare se simulans blandiatur, etc.,Cic. Lael. 26, 99; Vell. 2, 48: “tibi adsentabor,Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 89: “Negat quis? nego: ait? aio. Postremo imperavi egomet mihi, Omnia adsentari,Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 22; so id. Ad. 2, 4, 6; 5, 9, 31; id. Eun. 3, 2, 37: “ita fuit, ut is adsentatoribus patefaciat aures suas maxime, qui ipse sibi adsentetur et se maxime delectet,Cic. Lael. 26, 97: “ut nihil nobis adsentati esse videamur,id. Ac. 2, 14, 45: “quia mihi ipse adsentor fortasse,id. Fam. 3, 11: Baiae tibi assentantur, flatters you, i. e. endeavors to ingratiate itself into your favor by its sanative powers, id. ib. 9, 12: “adsentante majore convivarum parte,Just. 12, 6: “cui ergo consilio adsentabimur?Tert. Exhort. ad Cast. 4.
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    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 3.11
    • Plautus, Amphitruo, 2.2
    • Plautus, Mostellaria, 1.3
    • Cicero, De Amicitia, 26
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