Meaning of suaviter in modo, fortiter in re*

sua•vi•ter in mo•do for•ti•ter in re

Pronunciation: (swä'wi-ter" in mō'dō, fōr'ti-ter" in rā' Eng. swav'i-t&schwar in mō'dō, fôr'ti-t&schwar in rē', fōr'-, swä'vi-t&schwar), [key]
— Latin. Latin.
  1. gently in manner, firmly in action.
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