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Lewis : responso

responso, rēsponso, āre, v. freq. a. id., to return an answer, to answer, reply, respond (poet.). Lit.: neu quisquam responset, quando hasce aedes pultabit senex, Plaut. Most. 2, 1, 56: pro me responsa tibi, id. Cist. 2, 1, 40; id. Mil. 4, 1, 17: num ancillae aut servi tibi Responsant? answer you back, id. Men. 4, 2, 57.

Trop.: exoritur clamor, ripaeque lacusque Responsant circa, re-echo, Verg. A. 12, 757; Val. Fl. 3, 597; 4, 286; Claud. in Eutr. 2, 162: ne gallina malum responset dura palato, ill suit his palate, Hor. S. 2, 4, 18: responsare cupidinibus, contemnere honores Fortis, to withstand, resist, bid defiance to, id. ib. 2, 7, 85; cf.: fortunae superbae, id. Ep. 1, 1, 68: animus cenis opimis, id. S. 2, 7, 103.