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fŭgĭto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. freq. a. and n. fugio, flee eagerly or in haste (mostly ante-class.).
I. Neutr.: “ita miserrimus fui fugitando, ne quis me cognosceret,Ter. Eun. 5, 2, 8: “Graeci fugitantes,Amm. 15, 9, 5.—
(β). Poet., with inf. (cf. fugio, II. B. 1. β), to avoid, omit or forbear to do any thing: “quod aliae meretrices facere fugitant,Ter. Hec. 5, 2, 10: “quicumque suos fugitabant visere ad aegros,Lucr. 6, 1235; id. 1, 658.—Hence, fŭgĭtans , antis, P. a., fleeing, avoiding; with gen.: “fugitans litium,Ter. Phorm. 4, 3, 18; Charis. 77 P.
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