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Lewis : perpendo

perpendo, perpendo, pendi, pensum, 3, v. a., to weigh carefully or exactly. Lit. (very rare): in librili pendere, Gell. 20, 1, 34.

Trop., to weigh carefully, examine; to ponder, consider (class.; syn.: delibero, expendo, reputo): aliquid acri judicio, Lucr. 2, 1042: diligentissime perpendens momenta officiorum, Cic. Mur. 2, 3: aliquid ad disciplinae praecepta, id. ib. 36, 77: hoc non arte aliquā perpenditur, id. de Or. 3, 37, 151: judicare et perpendere, quantum quisque possit, Q. Cic. Pet. Cons. 6, 23: quid in amicitiā fieri oportet quae totā veritate perpenditur, which is considered or esteemed altogether according to its truth, Cic. Lael. 26, 97: singulorum vires, Just. 29, 3, 6: perpendendum erit praetori, cui potius subveniat, Dig. 4, 4, 13: ut ante perpensum et exploratum habeamus, an, etc., Col. 3, 3: homo judicii perpensi, Arn. 2, 52: deliberatio perpensa, Amm. 22, 9.—Hence, per-pensē, adv., with deliberation, deliberately (post-class.); comp., Amm. 26, 5, 13; 25, 10, 15.