Definition of lenis
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LEM
lēnis, lēne
adjective (3rd 2-termination)
  1. soft, smooth, mild, gentle, easy, calm
  2. gentle, gradual
  3. [figuratively] gentle, moderate, mild, calm, kind, favorable
Abbreviations
lēnis e, adj. with comp. and sup, soft, smooth, mild, gentle, easy, calm: aliud (vinum) lenius, T.: lenissimus ventus: spiritus, Tb.: volatus, O.: somnus, H.

—Gentle, gradual: clivus, L.: iugum paulo leniore fastigio, Cs.

—Fig., gentle, moderate, mild, calm, kind, favorable: animus, T.: populus R. in hostīs lenissimus: lenissima verba: lenissimum ingenium: lenior sententia, Cs.: lene consilium dare, H.: Non lenis precibus fata recludere Mercurius, H.
 
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