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sup-planto (subpl- ), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. planta, trip up one's heels, to throw down, ὑποσκελίζω.
I. Lit.: “supplantare dictum est pedem supponere, Lucilius: supplantare aiunt Graeci,Non. 36, 3: qui stadium currit, supplantare eum, quīcum certet nullo modo debet, * Cic. Off. 3, 10, 42: “athleta supplantatus,Sen. Ep. 13, 2. —
II. Transf., in gen., to throw down, throw to the ground, overthrow: “vitem,Col. Arb. 7, 4: “vites in terram,Plin. 17, 23, 35, § 212: “uvas,id. 17, 22, 35, § 192: “fulturas (vehemens aquae vis),Vitr. 10, 22.—Poet.: tenero supplantat verba palato, trips up, i. e. distorts, minces, Pers. 1, 35: “judicium,to overturn, Quint. Decl. 7.
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