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lacerō āvī, ātus, āre

lacer, to tear to pieces, mangle, rend, mutilate, lacerate : Quin laceres quemquam nacta sis, T.: lacertum Largi: membra aliena, Iu.: tergum virgis, L.: Quid miserum laceras? V.: ferro, H.: Lacerari morsibus saevis canum, Ph.— To break up, wreck, shatter : navem Ulixis, O.: navīs, L.To waste, plunder : orbem, Iu.—Fig., to wound, hurt, distress, torture, pain, afflict : intolerabili dolore lacerari: fame, O.: meus me maeror lacerat.— To ruin, destroy, dissipate , squander, waste : patriam scelere: pecuniam: bona patria manu, ventre, S.To censure, tear to pieces, slander, asperse, abuse, rail at : invidia, quae solet lacerare plerosque: laceratus probris tribunus, L.: me vosque male dictis, S.

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