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con-vellō vellī, volsus or vulsus,

to tear away, pluck up, pull off, wrest, rend: vectibus saxa turris, Cs.: gradūs Castoris: aesculum, V.: glaebam vomere, Ct.: repagula: signa, to pluck up (in decamping), L.: simulacrum e sacrario: ab humo silvam, V.: robora suā terrā, O.: Roma convolsa sedibus suis: alqd duro ferro, cut off, V.—To tear to pieces, cleave, rend, dismember, shatter, break: dapes dente, O.: Convolsum remis aequor, V.: (naves) convolsae undis, shattered, V.—Fig., to shake, shatter, destroy, overthrow, nullify: consuetudinem: si eam (opinionem) ratio convellet: rei p. statum: acta Dolabellae: fata, O.: fidem, Ta.

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