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vergo , ĕre (
I.perf. and sup. wanting, acc. to Neue, Formenl. 2, pp. 507, 584; but versi is assumed as perf. by Prob. Cath. 1486, and is read, Ov. P. 1, 9, 52, by Merkel, ex conj. for the MS. vertit; acc. to Charis. 3, 1, p. 218, and Diom. 1, p. 366, the perf. is verxi, but it does not occur in extant writings), v. a. and n.
I. Act., to bend, turn, incline, verge (only poet., and very rare; “syn. inclino): in terras igitur quoque solis vergitur ardor, mid.,turns itself, verges, Lucr. 2, 212: “et polus aversi calidus quā vergitur Austri,Luc. 1, 54: “Strongyle vergitur ad exortus solis,Sol. 6, § 3: “illi imprudentes ipsi sibi saepe venenum Vergebant,” i. e. turned in, poured in, Lucr. 5, 1010: “in gelidos amoma sinus,Ov. P. 1, 9, 52: “spumantesque mero paterae verguntur,Stat. Th. 6, 211; cf. Serv. ad Verg. A. 6, 244.—
II. Neutr., to bend, turn, incline itself; of places, to lie, be situated in any direction (the class. signif. of the word; syn.: tendo, pertineo, jaceo).
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