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per-volvo , volvi, vŏlūtum, 3, v. a., roll or tumble about (syn. voluto).
I. Lit.: “aliquem in luto,Ter. And. 4, 4, 38.—Mid., to roll one's self, to roll: “in suo pervoluta sanguine,weltering, App. M. 8, p. 207, 22.—
B. Transf., to turn over a book, to read: “Smyrnam incana diu saecula pervoluent,Cat. 95, 6.—
II. Trop., to be very busy or much engaged in any thing: “ut in iis locis pervolvatur animus,Cic. de Or. 2, 35, 149.
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