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How to say "as" emphatically?

Consider the sentence "Marcus spoke as a manager". Imagine that Marcus was speaking at a company event, and he gave his speech as a manager, not as a coworker — as a representative of the ...
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Showing which words are emphatic in a Latin sentence

I have the following sentence: Quis lata in silva habitat? Diana, lunae clarae pulchra dea, lata in silva habitat. I initially thought these words were emphatic: Lata, the adjective, because it'...
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How to emphasize adjectives?

In English, and most modern European languages, we have one single word, "very," which is accepted as the regular way to make an adjective more extreme. Is there a common way to do this in Latin? Ways ...
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