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ob-nītor nīxus, ī, dep.,

to bear upon, press against, struggle with, strain at: remi Obnixi crepuere, V.: obnixi urgebant, L.: obnixo genu scuto, pressed against, N.: Arboris trunco, V.: manu hostibus, Ta.—Fig., to strive against, resist, oppose: stant obnixi, L.: stant obnixa omnia contra, all is in obstinate conflict, V.: adversis, Ta.

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