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īnfringō frēgī, frāctus, ere

in+frango, to break off, break, bruise: infractis omnibus hastis, L.: infracta tela, V.: violas Liliaque, O.: quibus (liminibus) latus, bruise on the threshold, H.: infractus remus (broken, to the eye).—To inflict: Homini colaphos, T.—Fig., to break, subdue, overcome, check, weaken, mitigate, assuage: ut vis militum infringeretur, Cs.: florem dignitatis: animos eorum, L.: infractae vires, V.: fortia facta suis modis, weaken, O.: nec fatis infracta (Iuno), appeased, V.: infringitur ille quasi verborum ambitus, is broken off.

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