Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of venti.

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Examples

  • Two liters of wine a day would put you on the far margins of society, but two liters of coffee is only, what, two ventis and a grande?

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  • Suave mari magno turbantibus aequora ventis e terra magnum alterius spectare laborem.

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  • Then throw in a 20-ounce soda at lunch (70 mg) and another one of those Starbucks ventis (400 mg) during the inevitable afternoon lull and suddenly, you're talking about nearly 800 milligrams of the hard stuff.

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  • Spiritus quoque aeris et mali genii aliquando se tempestatibus ingerunt, et menti humanae se latenter insinuant, eamque vexant, exagitant, et ut fluctus marini, humanum corpus ventis agitatur.

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  • If she bid them they will go barefoot to Jerusalem, to the great Cham's court, [5452] to the East Indies, to fetch her a bird to wear in her hat: and with Drake and Candish sail round about the world for her sweet sake, adversis ventis, serve twice seven years, as Jacob did for Rachel; do as much as [5453] Gesmunda, the daughter of

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Or, as the poet compares it to embers in ashes, which the wind blows, [5650] ut solet a ventis, &c., a scald head (as the saying is) is soon broken, dry wood quickly kindles, and when they have been formerly wounded with sight, how can they by seeing but be inflamed?

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  • Cum placidum ventis staret mare — — — 'Tis the common humour of all suitors to trick up themselves, to be prodigal in apparel, pure lotus, neat, combed, and curled, with powdered hair, comptus et calimistratus, with

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  • This soul must necessarily be extended, light, and impalpable, because in speaking to it we have not been able to embrace it: “Effugit imago par levibus ventis.”

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  • Carthaginenses, cum tertio bello Punico adolescentes quique lectissimi obsides in Siciliam mitterentur, quos illæ fletu et lamentatione miserabili ad naues comitatæ, et ex his quædam à filioram compleximus ægrè diuulsæ, cum ventis pandi vela cernerent, nauesque è portu egredi, dolore stimulante, in subiectos fluctus dissiluere: Sabellico authore.

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  • Carthaginenses, cum tertio bello Punico adolescentes quique lectissimi obsides in Siciliam mitterentur, quos ill� fletu et lamentatione miserabili ad naues comitat�, et ex his qu鎑am � filioram compleximus 鎔r� diuuls�, cum ventis pandi vela cernerent, nauesque � portu egredi, dolore stimulante, in subiectos fluctus dissiluere: Sabellico authore.

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