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con-culco , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. calco, tread under foot, to crush or bruise by treading. *
I. Prop.: “vinaceos in dolia picata,Cato, R. R. 25.—More freq.,
II. Trop. (cf. calco, I. B.).
A. To tread down, trample upon in a hostile manner, to abuse: “istum semper illi ipsi domi proterendum et conculcandum putaverunt,Cic. Fl. 22, 53: “adversarios tuos,Hier. in Isa. 14, 51, 14: “miseram Italiam,Cic. Att. 8, 11, 4.—
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 8.11.4
    • Cicero, On his House, 42.110
    • Cicero, Against Piso, 35.61
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.1140
    • Seneca, Epistulae, 23.6
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