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in-fit ,
I.v. def. (infĭunt, Mart. Cap. 2, § 220: infe ἄρξαι, Gloss.: infĭo, Varr. ap. Prisc. 8 fin.), he (she, it), begins: “infit me percontarier,Plaut. As. 2, 2, 76: laudare formam virginis, id. Rud. prol. 51. postulare plorans ejulans, ut, etc., id. Aul. 2, 4, 39: “commutare animum (with adoritur),Lucr. 3, 515: “erigere caput,id. 5, 1208: “ita farier,Verg. A. 11, 242. —
II. In partic.
A. He begins to speak: “his vocibus infit,Verg. A. 5, 708; cf.: “talibus,id. ib. 10, 860: “tum ita Tullus infit: Romani, etc.,Liv. 1, 28, 4; cf. with acc. and inf.: “ibi infit, annum se tertium et octogesimum agere,Liv. 3, 71, 6. —
B. In gen., he speaks, Prud. Apoth. 805.
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