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pervulgo or -volgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., communicate to the people, to make publicly known, to publish, spread abroad (class.; cf. publico).
I. Lit.
B. In partic., to make one's self common, to prostitute one's self: “mulier, quae se omnibus pervulgaret,Cic. Cael. 16, 38.—
II. Transf., to visit often, to frequent, haunt a place (poet.): litus pervolgans feror, Pac. ap. Varr. L. L. 7, § 88 Müll. (Trag. Rel. p. 108 Rib.): “solis pervolgant fulgura caelum,Lucr. 2, 164: “quae pervolgant nemora avia pervolitantes,id. 2, 346; 4, 208. —Hence, pervulgātus (pervolg- ), a, um, P. a.
B. Well known: “maledicta pervulgata in omnes,Cic. Cael. 3, 6: “humanitas,Vulg. 2 Macc. 14, 9.—Adv.: pervulgātē , after the manner of the people, as the vulgar do: “pervulgate magis quam inscite locutus es,Gell. 18, 10, 6; 16, 7, 12.
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