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dīspergō or dīspargō sī, sus, ere

dis- + spargo, to scatter, spread abroad, disperse : tibi cerebrum, T.: per agros passim corpus: membrorum collectio dispersa: dispersa inmittit silvis incendia, V.: quae (duo milia evocatorum) totā acie, Cs.: in omnīs partīs dispersa multitudo, Cs. —Esp., P. perf., scattered, straggling : ut homines dispersi vagarentur: dispersos (milites) subito adortus, Cs.: dispersi a suis pars cedere, etc., S.To besprinkle, bespatter : cerebro viam, T.—Fig., to scatter, conduct without order, disperse : partīs argumentandi confuse: bellum tam longe lateque dispersum: plebis vis dispersa in multitudine, without organization , S.: vitam in auras, V.To spread abroad : falsos rumores, Ta.

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