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ex-tundo , tŭdi, tūsum, 3, v. a.,
I.to beat out, strike out, force out (mostly poet. and post-Aug.; not in Cic. or Caes.).
II. Trop.: “priusquam id extudi, cum illi subblandiebar,squeezed out, extorted, Plaut. Most. 1, 3, 64; cf.: “ea demum extudit magis convicio quam precibus vel auctoritate,Suet. Vesp. 2: “quis nobis extudit hanc artem?struck out, found out, devised, Verg. G. 4, 315: “eloquentiam,Gell. 17, 20, 4: “vitae mortalis honorem,Verg. G. 4, 328: “perseveranti postulatione extuderunt, ut, etc.,Val. Max. 5, 2, 10; so with ut, id. 1, 4, 4: alios (discentes) continuatio extundit, in aliis plus impetus facit, hammers out, forms (the figure being taken from a sculptor), Quint. 1, 3, 6: “hic exsultantis Salios ... et lapsa ancilia caelo extuderat,embossed, fashioned in relief, Verg. A. 8, 665: cum labor extuderit fastidia, has driven off (= cum vi excusserit, removerit), Hor. S. 2, 2, 14: “unum librum extudit et elucubravit,elaborated, Tac. Or. 9.
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