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obsideō ēdī, essus, ēre

ob+sedeo, to sit, stay, remain, abide: domi, T.To beset, haunt, frequent: umbilicum terrarum.—In war, to hem in, beset, besiege, invest, blockade: quod (oppidum) neque capi neque obsideri poterat, S.: omnīs aditūs: Uticam, Cs.: consilia ad obsidendam (urbem) versa, L.: obsessa Ilion, H.: Dextrum Scylla latus Obsidet, V.: aedīs, Iu.: omnibus rebus obsessi, hampered in every way, Cs.Supin. acc.: proficiscitur obsessum turrim, S.—Poet.: obsessae fauces, choked, V.: obsessum frigore corpus, O.To occupy, fill, possess: corporibus omnis obsidetur locus, is filled: milite campos, V.: Trachas obsessa palude, i. e. surrounded, O.: meum tempus, take up: cum obsideri aurīs a fratre cerneret, besieged, L.To watch closely, look out for: iacere ad obsidendum stuprum.

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