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per-trăho , xi, ctum, 3, v. a., draw or drag, to bring or conduct forcibly to a place (not in Cic. or Cæs.).
b. To entice, allure to a place: “in locum iniquum pertractus,Liv. 6, 24: “hostem ad insidiarum locum,id. 21, 4, 4.—
II. Transf., to draw out, extract: “virus,Scrib. Larg. 173. —
III. Trop., to lead away, lead astray: sui erroris arbitrio pertrahere et alios multos, Mos. et Rom. Leg. Coll. 15, 3, 1.
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