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Lewis : velox

velox, vēlox, ōcis, adj. akin to volare; cf. veles, swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy (class.; syn.: celer, pernix, praepes). Lit.: juvenes, Liv. 26, 4, 4: pedites velocissimi ac fortissimi, Caes. B. G. 1, 48: velocissimus quisque, Quint. 2, 3, 7: Breuni, Hor. C. 4, 14, 11: cervi, Verg. A. 5, 253: catuli, id. G. 3, 405: Pristis, id. A. 5, 116: pes, Ov. M. 1, 551: flamma, Lucr. 6, 688: jaculum, Verg. G. 2, 530: procella, Hor. C. 3, 27, 63: arbores, rapidly growing, Plin. 17, 13, 20, § 95: toxicum, quickly working, Hor. Epod. 17, 61; so, genus herbae ad mortem, etiam opio velocius, Plin. 21, 31, 105, § 180: horae, Ov. M. 2, 118: anni, Mart. 8, 8, 1: navigatio, Quint. 12, 2, 24: celeritas, Plin. 10, 24, 35, § 73: Victoria, Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 64: moenia (thermae), quickly built, Mart. Spect. 2, 7.—Poet., for the adv.: ille velox ... Desilit in latices, Ov. M. 4, 352; Hor. C. 4, 12, 22; Luc. 9, 829.—With inf.: nec jam hic absistere velox, Stat. Th. 6, 797.—With ad and acc.: piger ad poenas princeps, ad praemia velox, Ov. P. 1, 2, 123.

Trop.: nihil est animo velocius, Cic. Tusc. 1, 19, 43: ingenio veloci ac mobili, Quint. 6, 4, 8: natura humani ingenii agilis ac velox, id. 1, 12, 2: velox ingenio, Tac. Agr. 13: animus, Hor. Ep. 1, 12, 13: acutior atque velocior in urbanitate brevitas, Quint. 6, 3, 45; cf.: decurrere materiam stilo quam velocissimo, id. 10, 3, 17: velocior (in conjectando), Phaedr. 3, 3, 1.—Adv.: vēlōcĭter, swiftly, quickly, speedily, Ov. M. 4, 509; 11, 586; Quint. 1, 1, 28; 2, 4, 28; 8, 3, 81; Plin. 16, 44, 90, § 241.—Comp., Cic. Rep. 6, 26, 29. —Sup., Cic. Univ. 9; Caes. B. G. 5, 35; Suet. Tit. 3.