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ēversĭo , ōnis, f. everto, I. B..
I. Lit.
A. An overthrowing.
1. In gen.: “columnae,Cic. Phil. 1, 2, 5.—In plur.: “eversiones vehiculorum,Plin. 22, 17, 20, § 43.—
2. Esp., a destructive overthrow, subversion, destruction: “templorum,Quint. 5, 10, 97: “urbis,Flor. 1, 12, 7; cf. Quint. 8, 3, 69. —In plur.: “eversiones urbium,Flor. 2, 16, 1.—
B. A turning out, expulsion from one's possession: “possidentium,Flor. 3, 13, 9.—
C. A turning out, expulsion: “matricis,Cael. Aur. Tard. 2, 1, 28.—
II. Trop. (acc. to I. A. 2.), subversion, destruction: “hinc rerum publicarum eversiones,Cic. de Sen. 12: “rei familiaris,Tac. A. 6, 17: “omnis vitae,Cic. Ac. 2, 31, 99; id. Fin. 5, 10, 28.
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