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in-grăvo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. To weigh down: “puppem,Stat. Th. 5, 402.—
II. Transf.
A. To cause its weight to be felt, to oppress, molest: “saevitia hiemis ingravat,Plin. 19, 8, 51, § 166: “annis ingravantibus,Phaedr. 5, 10, 3.—
B. To render worse, to aggravate: “ingravat haec saevus Drances,Verg. A. 11, 220: “illa meos casus ingravat, illa levat,Ov. Tr. 3, 4, 60.—
C. To make severe (eccl. Lat.): “ingravavit cor suum,he hardened his heart, Vulg. Exod. 8, 15; in pass., ib. 7, 14 al.
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