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conflicto , āvi, ātum, 1, v. freq. a. id..
I. In gen., to strike together violently; hence, trop., mid., to fight with, contend or struggle with (rare): “qui cum ingeniis conflictatur ejusmodi,Ter. And. 1, 1, 66; so, “cum adversā fortunā,Nep. Pelop. 5, 1; Cic. Har. Resp. 19, 41: “odio inter sese gravi conflictati sunt,Gell. 12, 8, 5: “cornibus,with the wings of the army, Front. Strat. 2, 3, 5. —Once also act.: “ut conflictares malo,Ter. Phorm. 3, 2, 20.—
II. Esp., to strike forcibly to the earth, to ruin; so very rare in act.: “qui plura per scelera rem publicam conflictavisset,Tac. A. 6, 48: “fera sese conflictans maerore,Plin. 8, 17, 21, § 59; but very freq. and in good prose (most freq. in Tac., never in Quint.) in pass.: conflictari aliquā re, to be severely tormented, vexed, harassed, afflicted; to be brought to ruin: “nos duriore (fortunā) conflictati videmur,Cic. Att. 10, 4, 4: “judiciis turpibus,id. Fam. 9, 25, 3: “honestiore judicio,id. Quint. 13, 44: “superstitione,id. Leg. 1, 11, 32: “iniquissimis verbis,Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 28, § 69: “a quibus se putat diuturnioribus esse molestiis conflictatum,id. Fam. 6, 13, 3: “magnis et multis incommodis,Auct. Her. 2, 24, 37: “magna inopia necessariarum rerum (opp. abundare),Caes. B. C. 1, 52: “gravi pestilentiā,id. ib. 2, 22: “gravi morbo,Nep. Dion, 2, 4; Plin. 23, 1, 27, § 58; Suet. Claud. 2: “iniquā valetudine,Plin. Ep. 1, 12, 4: “multis difficultatibus,Liv. 40, 22, 8: “saevis tempestatibus,Tac. Agr. 22; cf. Suet. Aug. 17; Tac. A. 1, 58 fin.: “multis aemulis,id. ib. 6, 51: “pervicaci accusatione,id. ib. 13, 33; 14, 50; “15, 50 al.: foedā hieme,id. H. 3, 59: “saevissimā hieme,Plin. 18, 25, 57, § 209.—
(β). Without abl.: “ii (sc. milites) tantum conflictati sunt qui, etc.,Tac. H. 3, 82: filia Appii Caeci ap. Gell. 10, 6, 2.
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