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-rŏgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., jurid. t. t., repeal a part of a law, to restrict or modify it.
II. Transf., beyond the legal sphere, to take away, detract from, to diminish, to remove, withdraw.
(α). With de: “de magnificentia aut de honestate quiddam,Cic. Inv. 2, 58, 175; cf. id. ib. 2, 17, 53: “de testium fide,id. Caecin. 1 fin.
(γ). With dat. (so most freq.): “non mihi tantum derogo, tametsi nihil arrogo, ut, etc.,Cic. Rosc. Amm. 32: “fidem alicui,id. Fl. 4, 9; id. Div. 2, 71, 146; Luc. 9, 351; Cels. praef.; Lact. Epit. 50, 2; cf. the foll. no. B.; “and simply, fidem,Cic. Quint. 23, 75: “gratiam nomini,Plin. 7, 28, 29, §104: “nihil universorum juri,Tac. A. 13, 27 et saep.—
C. To disparage, dishonor: “et derogastis adversum me verba vostra (i. e. me verbis),Vulg. Ezech. 35, 13.
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