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Latin Sayings

Latin Sayings
A bene placito - At one's pleasureA capite ad calcem - From head to heelA cappella - In church [style] - i.e. Vocal music onlyA contrario - From a contrary positionA cruce salus - From the cross comes salvationA Deo et Rege - From God and the KingA fortiori - With yet stronger reasonA fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi - A precipice in front, wolves behind (between a rock and a hard place)A mari usque ad mare - From sea to sea (Motto of Canada)A mensa et thoro - From board and bed (legal separation)A pedibus usque ad caput - From feet to headA posse ad esse - From possibility to actualityA posteriori - From what comes after.

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