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vertīgo , ĭnis, f. verto,
I.a turning or whirling round (perh. not ante-Aug.).
I. Lit.: “assidua caeli,Ov. M. 2, 70: “ponti,id. ib. 11, 548: “venti,Sen. Q. N. 5, 13, 3: “torti fili,Luc. 6, 460: “rotarum,Prud. Psych. 414: “assiduā vertigine rotare aliquem,Plin. 8, 40, 61, § 150: quibus una Quiritem Vertigo facit, a turn, twirl of a slave in manumission, Pers. 5, 76.—
B. Transf., a whirling of the head, giddiness, dizziness, vertigo, Liv. 44, 6, 8; Plin. 20, 15, 57, § 161; 20, 17, 73, § 194; 25, 9, 70, § 117; 25, 11, 89, § 139 al.; Macr. S. 7, 9.—Of persons intoxicated, Juv. 6, 304.—
II. Trop., a revolution, change, alteration: “vertigine rerum Attoniti,Luc. 8, 16.
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