facilis descensus Averno

Latin quotation from Virgil
fa·​ci·​lis de·​scen·​sus Aver·​no | \ ˈfä-ki-ˌlis-dā-ˌskān-ˌsu̇s-ä-ˈwer-nō How to pronounce facilis descensus Averno (audio) \
variants: or facilis descensus Averni \ ˈfä-​ki-​ˌlis-​dā-​ˌskān-​ˌsu̇s-​ä-​ˈwer-​(ˌ)nē How to pronounce facilis descensus Averno (audio) \

Definition of facilis descensus Averno

: the descent to Avernus [the underworld] is easy : the road to evil is smooth

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“Facilis descensus Averno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/facilis%20descensus%20Averno. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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