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-sŭpīno , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. a., to bend or turn back (rare; not in Cic.).
I. Lit.: “puer ad me accurrit, Pone apprehendit pallio, resupinat,Ter. Phorm. 5, 6, 23: “assurgentem ibi regem umbone resupinat,Liv. 4, 19: “hominem,Cels. 7, 16: “nares planā manu,to bend back, Quint. 11, 3, 80: “colla (turtures, cum bibunt),Plin. 10, 34, 52, § 105; cf.: “caput (aves bibentes),id. 10, 46, 63, § 129: “valvas,to beat in, break down, Prop. 4 (5), 8, 51. resupinati cessantia tympana Galli, i. e. prostrate from drunkenness, Juv. 8, 176 et saep.— In mal. part., to stretch out: “aviam amici,Juv. 3, 112.— Pass. in mid. force: “leones resupinari,Plin. 24, 17, 102, § 162.—
II. Trop.: rem, to overthrow, ruin, destroy, Att. ap. Non. 165, 3: “quid tantopere te resupinet?makes proud, puffs up, Sen. Ben. 2, 13, 1.
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