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Postby Amy » Fri Apr 30, 2004 4:53 am

What are the implied/stylistic differences between oppugnare, aggriedor, and that one meaning of petere?
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Postby benissimus » Fri Apr 30, 2004 5:09 am


oppugno, -are (ob against pugare to fight) - to fight against
aggredior, -gredi (ad towards [/i]-gredi[/i] to step) - to step towards; hence: to advance/assail
peto, -ere - to chase after, so... to pursue, attack
flebile nescio quid queritur lyra, flebile lingua murmurat exanimis, respondent flebile ripae
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