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pungō pupugī, punctus, ere

PIC-, to prick, puncture : neminem.— To produce by pricking, make by a thrust : volnus acu punctum.—Fig., to prick, sting, vex, grieve, trouble, disturb, afflict, mortify, annoy : (scrupulus) se dies noctīsque pungit: si paupertas momordit, si ignominia pupugit: quos tamen pungit aliquid: pungit me, quod scribis, etc., I am annoyed by , etc.

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