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prō-turbo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a.,
I.to drive on or forward, to drive forth or away, to repel, repulse (mostly post-Aug.; not in Cic.).
I. Lit.: “his facile pulsis ac proturbatis,Caes. B. G. 2, 19 fin.: “hostes telis,Liv. 5, 47: “apes pigras et ignavas,Plin. 11, 19, 21, § 67: “extra tecta proturbantur,Col. 9, 15, 2: “aliquem de domo,App. M. 9, p. 230, 20: “aliquem laribus,Claud. in Eutr. 2, 513; Tac. H. 2, 85: “hostem Missilibus,Verg. A. 10, 801: “hostes hinc comminus,id. 9, 441: “in exsilium proturbatus,Just. 3, 4, 12.— Poet.: “silvas,to bear down, overthrow, prostrate, Ov. M. 3, 80.—
II. Transf.: “anhelatum murmur pectore,to send forth, utter, Sil. 5, 605: “militum conviciis proturbatus,attacked, assailed, Tac. H. 1, 60: “nuncius hunc (Aeolum) solio Boreas proturbat ab alto,drives him from his lofty seat, Val. Fl. 1, 597.
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