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move, ‘begin,’ as we use the phrase ‘put in motion,’ ore sacro (‘with awful lips’) defining the otherwise vague sense of move. See Henry on Virg. Aen.I. 262.

expugnacior, ‘more compelling.’ The metaphorical sense is common in the verb, as in IX. 619, coepta expugnare.

herba, in the collective sense noticed on XIII. 690.

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