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-lābor , lapsus, 3,
I.v. dep. n., to slide or glide back; to sink or fall back (mostly poet.).
I. Lit.: “vix oculos tollens iterumque relabens, etc.,sinking back upon the couch, Ov. M. 11, 619: “(Orpheus) flexit amans oculos et protinus illa (Eurydice) relapsa est,id. ib. 10, 57: “conscendere summas antennas prensoque rudente relabi,to slide down, id. ib. 3, 616: “in sinus relabere nostros,return, id. H. 15, 95: retrahitque pedem simul unda relabens, flowing back, retreating, * Verg A. 10, 307; cf.: “quis neget arduis Pronos relabi posse rivos Montibus,Hor. C. 1, 29, 11: “flecte ratem, Theseu, versoque relabere vento,sail back, Ov. H. 10, 149: “(mare) relabens terram naturae suae reddit,Curt. 6, 4, 19: “(Tiberim) relabentem secuta est aedificiorum et hominum strages,Tac. A. 1, 76 init.: “relabente aestu,id. ib. 2, 24.—
II. Trop., to sink or fall back; to relapse; to return: “nunc in Aristippi furtim praecepta relabor,Hor. Ep. 1, 1, 18: “tunc mens et sonus Relapsus atque notus in vultus honor,id. Epod. 17, 18.
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