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ad-volvo , vi, vŏlūtum, 3, v. a., roll to or toward.
II. Esp., of suppliants, to throw one's self at the feet of any one, to fall at. fall prostrate before: “genibus ejus advolutus est,Vell. 2, 80: “omnium genibus se advolvens,Liv. 8, 37 fin.: “advolvi genibus,id. 28, 34: “tuis advolvimur aris,Prop. 4, 16, 1.—With acc.: genua patrum advolvuntur, Sall. Fragm. ap. Serv. ad Verg. A. 1, 311: “cum Tiberii genua advolveretur,Tac. A. 1, 13; cf. id. ib. 6, 49; 15, 71.—Trop.: magnusque advolvitur astris clamor, rolls, i. e. rises or ascends, Stat. Th. 5, 143.
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