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per-strĕpo , ŭi, ĭtum, 3, v. n. and
I.a., to make much noise (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
I. Neutr., to make a great noise, to resound, echo, ring: “abeunt lavatum, perstrepunt,Ter. Eun. 3, 5, 52: “tellus perstrepit,Sil. 8, 430: “perstrepit rumor in aulā,Stat. Achill. 2, 76: “clangor buccinae,Vulg. Exod. 19, 16.—
II. Act.
A. To sound through, make a noise through, to make resound: “turba perstrepit aedes,Claud. in Ruf. 1, 213: cubiculum jubilis suis, M. Aur. ap. Front. Ep. ad M. Caesarem, 4, 5 Mai.—In pass.: “clamore januas perstrepi,App. M. 3, p. 129.—
B. To make a great noise with or about any thing: nonne haec cotidie perstrepunt Ariani? Ambros. de Fide, 5, 16, 19.
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