Definition of dirus
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Orthography ID = 1004631
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LEM
dīrus, dīra, dīrum
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. ill - omened, ominous, boding, portentous, fearful, awful, dread
  2. [plur n. as subst]
  3. dreadful, cruel, fierce, fell, relentless
  4. dreadful, dire, horrible, awful
  5. [plur n. As adv]
Abbreviations
dīrus adj. with comp, ill - omened, ominous, boding, portentous, fearful, awful, dread: cometae, V.: quibus nihil dirius: mortalibus omen, O.: tempus: exsecratio, L.

— Plur n. as subst: in dira incurrimus: Dira canere, O.: dira alcui precari, Tb.

— Dreadful, cruel, fierce, fell, relentless: sorores, the furies, V.: Dea, i. e. Circe, O.: Hannibal, H.: mens, V.: hydra, H.

— Dreadful, dire, horrible, awful: dapes, O.: venena, H.: bellum, V.: cupido, insane, V.: sollicitudines, H.: superbia, O.: Temporibus diris, in the reign of terror, Iu.

—Plur n. As adv.: dira fremens, frightfully, V.
 
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