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con-flīgo , xi, ctum, 3, v. a. and n.
I. Act. (rare), to strike one thing against or on another, to strike, bring, or join together, to unite.
A. Prop.: “semina,Lucr. 4, 1216 (but in id. 2, 98, the read. is confulta; v. confultus).—
B. Trop., to oppose in comparison, to contrast: “factum adversarii cum scripto,Cic. Inv. 2, 43, 126.—
II. Neutr., to be in conflict, to contend, fight, combat.
A. Prop. (freq. and class. in prose and poetry); constr. with cum, contra, adversus, inter se, or absol.
(β). Contra: contra sceleratissimam conspirationem hostium, Brut. ap. Cic. Fam. 11, 13, a, 5.—
2. Transf., of inanim. subjects: “confligunt hiemes aestatibus,Lucr. 6, 373: “adversi venti Confligunt,Verg. A. 2, 417.—
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