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ex-ōro , āvi, ātum, 1 (archaic
I.inf. praes. pass. exorarier, Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 167), v. a., to move, prevail upon, persuade by entreaty; to gain or obtain by entreaty (class.): quem ego, ut mentiatur, inducere possum; “ut pejeret, exorare facile potero,Cic. Rosc. Com. 16, 46; cf.: “nunc te exoremus necesse est, ut, etc.,id. de Or. 1, 29, 132: Brutus et Cassius utinam ... per te exorentur, ne, etc., Hirt. ap. Cic. Att. 15, 6, 2: “ego patrem exoravi ... tibi ne noceat,Plaut. Bacch. 4, 4, 39: “restat Chremes, qui mihi exorandus est,Ter. And. 1, 1, 140: Ba. Sine te exorem. Ni. Exores tu me? So. Ego quidem ab hoc certe exorabo, Plaut. Bacch. 5, 2, 57; Ter. Heaut. 5, 5, 6; cf.: “sine te exorarier,Plaut. Poen. 1, 2, 167: “exorant magnos carmina saepe deos,i. e. soften, appease, Ov. Tr. 2, 22: “divos (tura),id. ib. 3, 13, 23: “Lares farre,Juv. 9, 138: “populum toties,Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 6; cf.: “filiae patrem frequentibus litteris,to reconcile the father to the daughter, Suet. Tib. 11: “aliquem a filii caede precibus,to dissuade, Just. 9, 7, 4: “gnatam ut det, oro, vixque id exoro,I obtain it, prevail, Ter. And. 3, 4, 13; cf.: “res quaedam'st, quam volo Ego me abs te exorare,Plaut. Trin. 2, 2, 44: “quae vicinos concidere loris exorata solet,” i. e. although implored, in spite of entreaties, Juv. 6, 415: “pacem divum,Verg. A. 3, 370: “amorem,Ov. Am. 3, 11, 43: “exoratae arae,id. M. 7, 591.—With quin: “numquam edepol quisquam me exorabit, quin eloquar, etc.,Plaut. Men. 3, 2, 51.—With double acc.: “hanc veniam illis sine te exorem,Plaut. Bacch. 5, 2, 82; cf.: “unum exorare vos sinite nos,id. Capt. 2, 1, 17: “unum diem deos,Stat. S. 2, 5, 122; cf. in the pass.: “opem exorata fero,Ov. M. 9, 700.—Absol.: “exorando, haud advorsando sumendam operam censeo,Plaut. Stich. 1, 2, 22; Tac. H. 1, 66.
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