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fătīgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. Gr. χάτις, want, χατίζω; cf.: adfatim, fatiscere, fessus,
I.to weary, tire, fatigue; to vex, harass (not freq. till after the Aug. per.; but defatigare is freq. in Cic. and Caes.).
I. Lit.
(β). Pass.: “verberibus, tormentis, igni fatigati,Cic. Top. 20, 74; cf.: “(sicarii) sunt vinclis et carcere fatigandi,id. Off. 3, 18, 73; and: (milites) magno aestu fatigati, * Caes. B. C. 3, 95, 1: Romani multo ante labore proeliisque fatigati, Sall. J. 76, 5; cf.: “neque insomniis, neque labore fatigari,id. C. 27, 2: “quae cum ex magna parte legisset, fatigatus Tiberio tradidit,Suet. Aug. 85: “juga demeret Bobus fatigatis,Hor. C. 3, 6, 43: “ludo fatigatumque somno Puerum,id. ib. 3, 4, 11; so, “Daedalus,Ov. M. 8, 260.—
II. Trop.
A. In gen., to weary, fatigue, importune; to plague, torment, vex.
(α). Act.: “punire aliquem aut verbis fatigare,to reprove, Cic. Off. 1, 25, 88: “prece qua fatigent Virgines sanctae Vestam?Hor. C. 1, 2, 26; cf.: “cum per aliquot dies fatigassent singulos precibus,Liv. 9, 20, 3: “aliquem precibus,id. 27, 45, 10 Drak.; cf.: “Galba fatigabat deos (sc. precibus),Tac. H. 1, 29: “corripit e somno corpus sociosque fatigat,Verg. A. 4, 572: “socios voce,Sil. 12, 192: “discentem per ambages fatigabit,Quint. 3, 11, 23: “animam curis,Lucr. 3, 826; cf.: “die noctuque fatigare animum,Sall. J. 70, 1: “secundae res sapientium animos fatigant,id. C. 11, 8; cf. “also: quid aeternis minorem Consiliis animum fatigas?Hor. C. 2, 11, 11: “pectora,id. ib. 4, 14, 18: “vitam bello,Lucr. 5, 1424: “aspera Juno, Quae mare nunc terrasque metu caelumque fatigat,Verg. A. 1, 280: “fama terras fatigat,Val. Fl. 2, 120: “olli remigio noctemque diemque fatigant,wear out, pass, Verg. A. 8, 94: “diem noctemque Marte,Val. Fl. 5, 602; cf. Prop. 4 (5), 11, 81. “curasque ita corde fatigat,keeps revolving, Sil. 12, 496; cf. id. 1, 675: “frustra niti neque aliud se fatigando nisi odium quaerere,Sall. J. 3, 3 Kritz. N. cr.: “(Metellus) Marium fatigantem de profectione domum dimittit,Sall. J. 73, 2; cf.: “quid mea de fraude deos fatigas?Prop. 2, 20, 3 (3, 13, 3 M.): “quos ego audio maxima ope niti, ambire, fatigare vos singulos, ne quid, etc.,Sall. J. 14, 20.—
B. In partic., in late Lat.
1. To vex with raillery, to jeer, banter, Juv. 9, 11; Sulp. Sever. Dial. 1, 5; 1, 4; Sid. Ep. 6, 2.—
2. To exhaust, intoxicate: “fatigati a vino,Vulg. Judith, 13, 2.
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