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in-sĕro , sĕrŭi, sertum, 3, v. a. in-, 2. sero,
I.to put, bring, or introduce into, to insert (class.); constr. with in and acc., or with dat.
I. Lit.
B. In partic., to ingraft: quidquid inserueris, vimine diligenter ligato, Col. Arb. 8, 2: “surculus insertus,id. ib. 3.—
II. Trop., to bring into, introduce, to mix or mingle with: “amputanda plura sunt illi aetati, quam inserenda,Cic. Cael. 31, 76: “jus est, quod non opinio genuit, sed quaedam innata vis inseruit,id. Inv. 2, 53, 161: “historiae jocos,Ov. Tr. 2, 444: “querelas,Tac. H. 1, 23: “adeo minimis etiam rebus prava religio inserit Deos,Liv. 27, 23, 2: “contiones directas operi suo,Just. 38, 3: “tantae rerum magnitudini hoc inserere,Vell. 2, 107, 1: “haec libello,Suet. Dom. 18: manus, to set one's hands to, Luc. 8, 552: “liberos sceleri,to draw into, involve in crime, Sen. Thyest. 322: “nomina alienae gentis Aeacidis,Ov. M. 13, 33; cf.: “ignobilitatem suam magnis nominibus,Tac. A. 6, 2: se, to mingle with, join, engage in: “inserentibus se centurionibus,id. H. 2, 19: “se turbae,Ov. A. A. 1, 605: “se bellis civilibus,id. M. 3, 117: civium numero, to reckon or enroll among, Suet. Aug. 42: “Liviorum familiae,id. Tib. 3: “stellis et concilio Jovis,Hor. C. 3, 25, 6: “aliquem vitae,” i. e. to preserve alive, Stat. S. 5, 5, 72: nomen famae, to attach to fame, i. e. to render celebrated, Tac. Or. 10.
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