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Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Ar. and P. διάβολος, βάσκανος, P. βλάσφημος, κακήγορος, φιλολοίδορος, συκοφαντικός, V. λοίδορος (Eur., Cycl.), κακόστομος, P. and V. κακός.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ăbūsīvē: adv. abusivus.
I By an improper use, Quint. 8, 6, 35; 9, 2, 35.—
II Slightly, not in good earnest, Amm. 24, 4.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

ăbūsīvē,
1 par catachrèse, métaphoriquement : Quint. 8, 6, 35
2 de façon insolite, abusive : Mamert. An. 1, 6 ; Amm. 24, 4, 19.

Latin > German (Georges)

abūsīvē, Adv. (abusivus), I) durch uneigentlichen Gebrauch, uneigentlich, katachrestisch (Ggstz. proprie), Quint. u.a. – II) nicht recht im Ernst, nur so leichthin, Amm. 24, 4, 19.

Latin > English

abusive ADV :: loosely, catachresisly, by loose/improper use of language/term/metaphor