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impĭo (inp- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. impius,
I.to render impious or sinful, to stain or defile with sin, to pollute (ante- and postclass.): si erga parentem aut deos me impiavi, Plaut. Rud. 1, 3, 8: “impias, ere, te! oratorem verberas,id. Poen. 1, 2, 173: “cor coinquinatum vitiis,Prud. Hymn. Ant. Somn. 53: “cruore humano aspersus atque impiatus,App. M. 1, p. 110; cf.: “reus tot caedibus impiatus,id. ib. 3, p. 131: “thalamos tanto facinore,Sen. Hippol. 1185: “oculos,Pacat. Pan. Th. 43.—Pass. impers.: toties Romanis impiatum est, quoties triumphatum, Minuc. Fel. Oct. 25.
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