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metus ūs (old gen. metuis, T., C.; dat. metu, V., Ta.), m

fear, dread, apprehension, anxiety : animus commotust metu, T.: in metu esse, be fearful: mihi unum de malis in metu est, a subject of fear: metum habere, be afraid: concipere, O.: in futurum metum ceperunt, L.: facit Graecis turba metum, puts in fear, O.: Germanis metum inicere, Cs.: metu territare, alarm greatly, Cs.: metus omnīs invadit, S.: ademptus tibi, removed, T.: hunc remove metum . . . exonera civitatem metu, take away . . . relieve, L.: metum Siciliae deicere: metūs Tradam ventis, H.: Solve metūs, away with, V.: praesentis exiti: dictatoris: ne popularīs metus invaderet parendi sibi, S.: Caesaris rerum, for Caesar's fortune, H.: quod senatui metum iniecit, ne, etc., L.: Quantum metuist mihi, videre, etc., T.: metus ab cive, L.: poenae a Romanis, L.: pro universā re p., L.: laurus multos metu servata per annos, awe, V.: mens trepidat metu, H.—A terror, alarm, cause of fear: loca plena metūs, O.: nihil metūs in voltu, Ta.: nulli nocte metūs, Iu.—Person., the god of fear, V.

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