These are generally regarded as mere archaisms, and unfortunately the majority of them are in words of whose origin and meaning very little is known, so that (for all we can tell) in many the -s- may represent -ss- or -psas in osatu = Lat.
Cicero remarks upon his fondness for archaisms (Brutus, 74.259).
"His style is a laborious mixture of archaisms, a motley cento,.
His style shows the African revolt of which we have already spoken, and in its medley of archaisms, Graecisms and Hebraisms reveals the strength of the disintegrating forces at work upon the Latin language.
By the substitution of " infinite " and " reasoning " for such archaisms as " incomprehensible " and " reasonable."
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