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vīto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. and n. for vicito; root vic-; Gr. ϝικ in εἴκω, to yield; cf. ἴχνος, trace,
I.to shun, seek to escape, avoid, evade (class.; syn.: fugio, effugio).
II. Trop.
(β). With dat. (Plautin.): “infortunio,Plaut. Curc. 2, 3, 19; id. Poen. prol. 25: “huic verbo,id. Cas. 2, 2, 35: “malo,Petr. 82.—
(δ). With inf.: “tangere vitet Scripta,Hor. Ep. 1, 3, 16.
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