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expergo , gi, gĭtum, 3, v. a., awaken, rouse up (cf. Paul. ex Fest. p. 80 Müll.; ante- and post-class.).
I. Lit.: omnes vocis expergit sono, Santra ap. Non. 104, 16 (Com. 4 Rib. p. 228): expergite pectora tarda sopore, Att. ib.: nec quisquam expergitus exstat, awakens (from death), Lucr. 3, 929; Arn. 5, 1.—
II. Transf.: “istā re juvenum animos expergebat,Gell. 6, 10, 1: “animus expergitus,App. Mag. p. 302.—Hence, expergĭtē , adv., vigilantly, watchfully, actively: “auscultare,App. M. 8 fin.: “obire munus,id. ib. 2, p. 125, 6.
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