compesce

compesce

(kəmˈpɛs)
vb (tr)
archaic to curb or restrain
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He has smoothly prepared the way for the compesce mentem (calm yourself, 1.
Actuosa porto lampade discute mentium umbras et grassantis nequitiae conscia, scrutata ingeniorum fibras, phagedaena animorum ulcera tuis balsamo et igne compesce.
Ira furor brevis est: animum rege; qui nisi paret / imperat; hunc frenis, hunc tu compesce catena.