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ē-vĭgĭlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and
I. Neutr.
B. To be wakeful, vigilant.Trop.: “in quo evigilaverunt curae et cogitationes meae, si? etc.,Cic. Par. 2, 17; Vulg. 1 Cor. 15, 34.—
II. Act., to watch through, pass without sleeping: “nox evigilanda,Tib. 1, 8, 64.—
B. Transf., to elaborate carefully, to compose, prepare (cf. elucubro).
1. Lit.: “libros,Ov. Tr. 1, 1, 108; cf. Gell. 1, 7, 4.— *
2. Trop.: “consilia evigilata cogitationibus,Cic. Att. 9, 12, 1.—Pass. impers.: etsi nobis, qui id aetatis sumus, evigilatum ferest, tamen, etc., we have nearly done with watching or caring for ourselves, Cic. Rep. 3, 29, 41.
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