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Lepidus

[lep-i-duh s] /ˈlɛp ɪ dəs/
noun
1.
Marcus Aemilius
[ee-mil-ee-uh s] /iˈmɪl i əs/ (Show IPA),
died 13 b.c, Roman politician: member of the second triumvirate.
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  • Lepidus, a Man of good Sense, is a Batchellor, and never intends to marry.

    A Letter to Dion Bernard Mandeville
  • Hence Cicero blames Antony for omitting this in the case of Lepidus.

  • Lepidus shrugged his shoulders, but was too languid to reply.

    The Last Days of Pompeii Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • Cassius and others had 178desired that Antony also should be killed, and with him Lepidus.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • When the time was over, Antony and Lepidus had joined their forces triumphantly.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • Lepidus will never do what is right unless made to do so by Cicero.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • How should Lepidus doubt now when victory had declared for the Republic?

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • And to hear that the boy had decreed his death in conjunction with Antony and Lepidus!

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • Lepidus gave up his brother to Cæsar and Antonius, who required his death.

  • I will cut the cable of your galley, and Antony and Lepidus are prisoners.'

    The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre
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Lepidus

/ˈlɛpɪdəs/
noun
1.
Marcus Aemilius (ˈmɑːkəs iːˈmɪlɪəs). died ?13 bc, Roman statesman: formed the Second Triumvirate with Octavian (later Augustus) and Mark Antony
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