|a bitter jest, when it comes too near the truth, leaves a sharp sting behind it (Tacitus)||asperæ facetiæ, ubi nimis ex vero traxere, acrem sui memoriam relinquunt|
|(fig.) haste is next door to panic, delay is nearer to firm courage (Tacitus)||velocitas juxta formidinem, cunctatio propior constantiæ est|
|a biting, bite, also, sting, pain||morsus|
|a bitter weed||ervum|
|a bitter weed, vetch||ervum|
|a bough grows in its place leaves of the same metal (Virgil)||simili frondescit virga metallo|
|a competent person in my opinion, as he was accustomed often to hear him, and published his sentiments after the subject of them ceased to exist; there is no reason therefore to suppose that his partiality has misled him from the truth (Cicero)||idoneus quidem mea sententia, præsertim quum et ipse eum audiverit, et scribat de mortuo; ex quo nulla suspicio est amicitiæ causa eum esse mentitum|
|a corrupt judge does not carefully search for the truth (Horace)||male verum examinat omnis corruptus judex|
|a cowardly populace that will dare nothing beyond talk (Tacitus)||vulgus ignavum et nihil ultra verba ausurum|
|a fellow who brags of his fame but is devoid of valor imposes on strangers what is the jest of those who know him (Phædrus)||virtutis expers verbis jactans gloriam ignotos fallit, notis est derisui|
|a friend must not be injured, even in jest (Publilius Syrus)||amicum lædere ne joco quidem licet|
|a matter that has been adjudged is accepted as a truth||judicata res pro veritate accipitur|
|a narrative made up only for the sake of the wonder that it may occasion (Tacitus)||compositum miraculi causa|
|a sharp point||mucro|
|a sharp point, edge, dagger point||mucro|
|a slothful and listless military, debauched by the circus and the theaters (Tacitus)||segnem ac desidem, et circo et theatris corruptum militem|
|accomplices in evil actions are always regarded as reproaching the deed (Tacitus)||malorum facinorum ministri quasi exprobrantes aspiciuntur|
|actually? really? in truth?||etiam|
|ah, unfortunate maiden, you will have to graze on bitter herbs! (Calvus)||A!, virgo infelix, herbis pasceris amaris!|
|alert (or energetic) at the beginning, careless (or negligent) at the end (Tacitus)||acribus initiis, incurioso fine|
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