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Verbs compounded with á, ab, dé, ex, (1) take the simple Ablative when used figuratively; but (2) when used literally to denote actual separation or motion, they usually require a preposition (§426. 1): -

For the Dative used instead of the Ablative of Separation, see § 381. For the Ablative of the actual place whence in idiomatic expressions, see §§427.1, 428.f.

a. Adjectives denoting freedom and want are followed by ablative: -

NOTE: A preposition sometimes occurs: -

For the Genitive with adjectives of want, see §349. a.