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Is verus (true) etymologically related to viridis / vireo (green / to be green)?

These two words don't seem to be related. It's generally a dangerous game to assume word relations based on the similarity of final forms. Not all "r's" are created equal, and every vowel ...
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ūro vs adūro in Ritchie's Fabulae faciles (Hercules, §22)

It's fairly common in Latin to have two verbs, one with a prefix and one without, that are mostly synonymous, and either aduro or uro could technically be used here without impacting the meaning of ...
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