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paupĕro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. pauper, make poor, to impoverish (ante- and post-class., and once in Hor.).
I. Lit.: “boni viri me pauperant, improbi alunt,Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 27; Titin. ap. Non. 157, 9; cf. Varr. ib. 11: “defectio civium pauperatorum,Sid. Ep. 6, 12.—
II. Transf.: aliquem aliquā re, to rob or deprive one of any thing (= spoliare, privare): quam ego tantā pauperavi per dolum pecuniā, Plaut. Fragm. ap. Non. 157, 7: “dominum pretio,id. Mil. 3, 1, 134: aliquem cassā nuce, Hor. S. 2, 5, 36: luna pauperata luminibus, Firm. Math. 1, 2.
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