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sŭpĕr -ēmĭnĕo , ēre, v. a. and n., overtop, to appear or be above, to rise above (poet. and in post-Aug. prose).
(α). Act.: “victor viros supereminet omnes,Verg. A. 6, 857: “umero undas,id. ib. 10, 765: “fluctus omnes,Ov. Tr. 1, 2, 49: “quas omnes aspis supereminens,Amm. 22, 15, 27.—
(β). Neutr.: “ut olivae premantur et jus superemineat,Col. 12, 49, 1; Sen. Q. N. 5, 15, 1: “herba paulum supereminens extra aquam,Plin. 26, 8, 33, § 50 (al. semper eminens).—Hence, sŭpĕrēmĭnens , entis, P. a., rising above, prominent; comp., Fulg. Cont. Virg. p. 146. —Sup., Aug. Spir. et Lit. 65.
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