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ob-strĕpo , ŭi, ĭtum, 3, v. n. and
I.a.
A. Neutr.
1. Prop., to make a noise against or at; to roar or resound at; to resound, sound.—With dat.: “marisque Baiis obstrepentis urges Submovere litora,Hor. C. 2, 18, 20: “remotis Obstrepit Oceanus Britannis,id. ib. 4, 14, 48: “multaque nativis obstrepit arbor aquis,Prop. 4 (5), 4, 4.si, intrante te, clamor, et plausus, et pantomimica ornamenta obstrepuerint, si, etc.,Sen. Ep. 29, 12: “fontesque lymphis obstrepunt manantibus,Hor. Epod. 2, 27: “tympana ... raucis Obstrepuere sonis,Ov. M. 4, 392: “garrula per ramos avis obstrepit,sings aloud, Sen. Oedip. 454: “jam genus totum obstrepit,makes loud lament, Sen. Herc. Oet. 758.—Impers., there is a noise, a noise arises: “non statim, si quid obstrepet, abiciendi codices erunt, etc.,if there shall be a noise, Quint. 30, 3, 28.—
2. Trop.
a. To bawl or shout against; to clamor or cry out against.
(α). Absol.: “adversarius obstrepit,Quint. 12, 6, 5.—
(γ). Impers. pass.: “decemviro obstrepitur,Liv. 3, 49, 4.—
b. To annoy, molest, be troublesome to.—With dat.: “quae res fecit, ut tibi litteris obstrepere non auderem,Cic. Fam. 5, 4, 1.—
c. To impede or hinder; to prove an obstacle, hinderance, or injury to.
d. To cry out against, blame.—With dat.: “huic definitioni ita obstrepunt,Gell. 6, 2, 4.—
2. To fill with noise, cause to resound: “secretus ab omni voce locus, si non opstreperetur aquis,Ov. F. 6, 9.
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