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ex-petō īvī, ītus, īre,

to seek after, strive for aim at, demand, ask: me: auxilium, T.: expetita conloquia, Cs.: unum ab omnibus ad id bellum inperatorem expeti: poenas ob bellum, L.: mortem pro vitā civium, meet eagerly: vitam, to attempt one's life: ne legaretur Gabinius Pompeio expetenti, at his request: Amor, qui me expetit urere, H.: virum cognoscere, O.: mare medium terrae locum expetens, tending towards: alcui amicus ut essem, Ta.—To desire, long for, wish: quem quisque odit, periisse expetit: gloriam virtute augeri: hoc scire expeto, T.: vincere.—To fall, be visited: ut in eum expetant clades belli, L.

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