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ărĭĕto , āvi, ātum, 1 (arietat, trisyl., Verg. A. 11, 890; Sil. 4, 149; Val. Fl. 6, 368; cf. aries), v. a. and n. aries, butt like a ram; hence, in gen., to strike violently (poet. or post-Aug. prose, esp. freq. in Seneca).
B. Trop., to disturb, harass, disquiet: “anima insolita arietari,Sen. Tranq. 1, § 11 Haase.—
II. Neutr.: in me arietare, Att. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 22, 44: “arietat in portus,Verg. A. 11, 890: “et labaris oportet et arietes et cadas,to stumble, totter, Sen. Ep. 107.
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