suaviter in modo, fortiter in re

[ swah-wi-ter in moh-doh, fohr-ti-ter in rey; English swav-i-ter in moh-doh, fawr-ti-ter in ree, fohr-, swah-vi-ter ]
/ ˈswɑ wɪˌtɛr ɪn ˈmoʊ doʊ, ˈfoʊr tɪˌtɛr ɪn ˈreɪ; English ˈswæv ɪ tər ɪn ˈmoʊ doʊ, ˈfɔr tɪ tər ɪn ˈri, ˈfoʊr-, ˈswɑ vɪ tər /
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Latin.

gently in manner, firmly in action.

Nearby words

  1. suasion,
  2. suasive,
  3. suasively,
  4. suasory,
  5. suave,
  6. suavity,
  7. sub,
  8. sub judice,
  9. sub rosa,
  10. sub verbo

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