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vārĭco , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. 1. varicus, spread the legs apart, to straddle: “varicare supra modum et in stando deforme est et accedente motu prope obscenum,Quint. 11, 3, 125: vallum, quod eā varicare nemo potest, i. e. can stride over it, Varr. L. L. 5, § 117 Müll.—With a homogeneous object: “superbus quin etiam varicatis gressibus patet,” i. e. striding, strutting, swaggering, Cassiod. Var. 6, 6.
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    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 11, 3.125
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