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expergiscor , perrectus, 3 (archaic
I.inf. praes. expergiscier, Plaut. As. 2, 1, 1), v. dep. (act. form in the imperf. subj. expergisceret, Pompon. ap. Non. 473, 6), n. expergo, to be awakened, to awake (class.).
I. Lit.: si dormis, expergiscere. Cic. Att. 2, 23, 3: “itaque simul ut experrecti sumus, visa illa contemnimus,id. Ac. 2, 16, 51; id. Div. 1, 28, 59; id. Att. 13, 38, 1; Hor. Ep. 1, 2, 33.—
II. Transf., to awake, to rouse or bestir one's self, Ter. Ad. 4, 4, 21; Plaut. As. 2, 1, 1: “experrecta nobilitas armis atque ferro rem publicam recuperavit,Cic. Rosc. Am. 49, 141: “quin igitur expergiscimini?Sall. C. 20, 14; Vulg. Joel, 1, 5.—Hence, * experrectus , a, um, P. a., awakened, aroused, vigilant: “ut sint apes experrectiores,Col. 9, 7, 5; id. 1 praef. 12.
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