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dēcidō cidī, —, ere

de + cado, to fall down, fall off, fall away : anguis decidit de tegulis, T.: poma ex arboribus: e flore guttae, O.: ex equis, N.: equo, Cs.: in terras sidus, O.: in puteum auceps, H.: in turbam praedonum hic fugiens, H.: in praeceps, O.To fall down dead, sink down, die : Decidit exanimis vitamque reliquit in astris, V.: nos ubi decidimus, Quo pater Aeneas, passed to that bourne , H. — Fig., to fall, drop, fall away, fail, sink, perish : quantā de spe decidi! T.: a spe societatis Prusiae, L.: ex astris: toto pectore, out of one's affections , Tb.: in hanc fraudem: ficta omnia celeriter tamquam flosculi decidunt: non virtute hostium sed amicorum perfidiā decidi, N.

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