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re-vellō vellī, volsus or vulsus, ere,

to pluck away, pull away, tear out, tear off: crucem quae fixa est ad portum: equi de fronte revolsus amor, V.: titulum de fronte, O.: caput a cervice, V.: partem e monte, O.: a me morte revelli, to be torn away, O.: scuta manibus, wrest, Cs.: sudem osse, O.: herbas radice, with the root, O.: tabulam: ianua, quā revolsā, pateret provincia: stipites revincti, ne revelli possent, Cs.: proximos agri terminos, tear away, H.: curvo dente humum, tear up, O.: cinerem manīsve, violate, V.—Fig., to abolish, do away: honorificis verbis iniurias.

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