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con-glŏbo , āvi, ātum, 1,
I.v a., to gather into a ball, to make spherical, to conglobate (in good prose).
I. Prop., constr. usu. absol., or with in and acc.; rarely with in and abl.: “mare medium locum expetens conglobatur undique aequabiliter,Cic. N. D. 2, 45, 116: “hic (prester) rate funditur, illud (fulmen) conglobatur impetu,Plin. 2, 49, 50, § 134; App. de Mundo, p. 62, 2.— More freq. in part. perf.: “terra ipsa in sese nutibus suis conglobata,Cic. N. D. 2. 39, 98; so, “astra nisu suo,id. ib. 2, 46, 117: “figura,id. Ac. 2, 37, 118: “sanguis,Plin. 23, 2, 28, § 59: “homo in semet,id. 10, 64, 84, § 183.—And in tmesis: corpuscula complexa inter se conque globata, * Lucr. 2, 154.—Hence,
II. Trop.: “definitiones conglobatae,heaped together, accumulated, Cic. Part. Or. 16, 55.
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