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Döderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes

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Published: 1867
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,603 / 299 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.6
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 2,023
Added to site: 2010.07.19 28481
Genre: Language

and reminisci; lævus and sinister; velox and pernix; vesanus and vecors; fatigatus and fessus; collis and clivus. Such distinctions are of little or no consequence in composition, except when it is necessary to use synonymous terms in express opposition to each other; for instance, mare and amnis, in opp. to lacus and fluvius; metus and spes, in opp. to timor and fiducia: when such occasions occur, the richness of a language in synonymes is available. A more scrupulous exactness in this respect would appear to me arrant pedantry, and necessarily obstruct the free movement of the mind in writing. As a teacher, I should wish that the synonymes of the first sort should be distinguished by boys in the elementary classes; those of the second, I would introduce into the higher classes, and teach the scholar, when about fourtee



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