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ingrŭo , ŭi, 3, v. n. in-ruo, with an epenth. g from gruo, kindr. with κρούω, rush or break into, to fall violently upon, assail, attack (syn. incumbo; differing from immineo and impendo, in that it denotes the actual doing of that which they merely threaten; not in Cic. or Cæs.).
I. Lit.: hostes crebri cadunt; “nostri contra ingruunt,Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 81: “ingruit Aeneas Italis,Verg. A. 12, 628; cf.: “ingruere hostes,id. ib. 11, 899: “simul ingruunt saxa jaciunt,Tac. A. 1, 27: “ingruentes accusatores,id. ib. 6, 38: “ingruente in Italiam Hannibale,id. H. 3, 34.—
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