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afflicto (better adf- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. ad, intensive, disquiet greatly, to agitate, toss; to shatter, damage, harass, injure, lit. and trop.
I. Lit. (rare): “naves tempestas adflictabat,Caes. B. G. 4, 29: “quod minuente aestu (naves) in vadis adflictarentur,were stranded, id. ib. 3, 12: “Batavos,Tac. H. 4, 79.—Far oftener,
II. Trop., to trouble, disquiet, vex, torment, distress: adflictari amore, * Lucr. 4, 1151: “homines aegri febri jactantur ... deinde multo gravius adflictantur,Cic. Cat. 1, 13; so Suet. Tit. 2: “adflictatur res publica,id. Har. Resp. 19: “equites equosque adflictare,Tac. H. 3, 19: “adflictare ltaliam luxuriā saevitiāque,id. A. 13, 30.—Hence, adflictare se or adflictari aliquā re, to grieve, to be greatly troubled in mind about a thing, to be very anxious or uneasy, to afflict one's self: “ne te adflictes,Ter. Eun. 1, 1, 31: “cum se Alcibiades adflictaret,Cic. Tusc. 3, 32; 3, 27: “de domesticis rebus acerbissime adflictor,id. Att. 11, 1: “mulieres adflictare sese, manus supplices ad caelum tendere,Sall. C. 31, 3.
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