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incrĕpĭto , āvi, ātum, 1,
I.v. freq. [id.].
I. To call or cry out to one (class.).
A. Encouragingly, to call upon, challenge (only in Verg.): “tum Bitiae dedit increpitans,Verg. A. 1, 738.—
B. Reprovingly, to chide, blame, rebuke: “increpitare atque incusare Belgas,Caes. B. G. 2, 15, 5: “irridere ex muro atque increpitare vocibus,id. ib. 2, 30, 3: “verbis quoque increpitans,Liv. 1, 7, 2: “hostis amare, quid increpitas, mortemque minaris?Verg. A. 10, 900: “aestatem seram,id. G. 4, 138: “ob invidiam tibi increpitarent,Prop. 2, 26, 15: “aliquem segnitiae,to accuse, Sil. 9, 6; cf.: “ignaviam alicui,to cast up to one, reproach one with, Val. Max. 3, 3, 2 fin.
II. Transf., to beat, strike (very rare): “languentia pectora dextrā,Stat. Th. 10, 132.
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