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pĕr-urgĕo , ursi, 2, v. a.
I. To press upon greatly, to oppress, distress: cum Aureolus perurgeret Illyrium, Treb. Gall. 5; Amm. 29, 1, 18: “eum,Vulg. 1 Macc. 9, 7.—
II. In gen., to press or urge greatly: “aliquem ad capessendam rem publicam,Suet. Tib. 25: “festinationem, Treb. Trig. Tyr. 33, 8: sacra,to take great pains with, to apply one's self earnestly to, Auct. Aetn. 226.
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