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violō āvī, ātus, āre

cf. vis, to treat with violence, injure, dishonor, outrage, violate: hospitem, Cs.: matres familias: sacrum volnere corpus, V.: Getico peream violatus ab arcu, O.: oculos tua cum violarit epistula nostros, i. e. has shocked, O.: Indum sanguineo ostro ebur, i. e. to dye blood-red, V.—Of a place, to invade, violate, profane: finīs eorum se violaturum negavit, Cs.: loca religiosa ac lucos: Silva nullā violata securi, O.—Fig., to violate, outrage, dishonor, break, injure: officium: ius: inducias per scelus, Cs.: foedera, L.: nominis nostri famam tuis probris.—To perform an act of sacrilege, do outrageously, perpetrate, act unjustly: ceteris officiis id, quod violatum videbitur, compensandum: si quae inciderunt non tam re quam suspicione violata, i. e. injurious.

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