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-plōro , āvi, ātum, v. n. and
I.a.
I. Neutr., to weep bitterly, to moan, wail, lament, complain.
A. Prop. (repeatedly in Cic.; “elsewh. not so used): afflictus et jacens et lamentabili voce deplorans,Cic. Tusc. 2, 13 fin.: “de suis incommodis,Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 27; so, “de aliqua re,id. ib. 2, 3, 18, § 45 (with conqueri); id. Sest. 6, 14.—
B. Transf., of the vine: to weep, bleed greatly, Pall. Febr. 30.—Far more freq. and class.,
II. Act., to weep for bitterly, bewail, lament, deplore.
B. Since the Aug. per., meton. (effectus pro causa, to weep for as lost, i. e.), to regard as lost, to give up: “suam quisque spem, sua consilia, communibus deploratis exsequentes,Liv. 5, 40, 6: “deploratur in perpetuum libertas,id. 3, 38, 2: “agros,id. 41, 6: “paene Romanum nomen,id. 9, 7: “diem,Quint. 10, 3, 128: “exitum,Flor. 2, 18, 15: “deplorata spes est,Liv. 26, 12; cf. “vota (coloni),Ov. M. 1, 272: “Jason a medicis,Plin. 7, 50, 51, § 166 al.
2. Transf., of the disease, hopeless, incurable: “aurium vitia,Plin. 29, 6, 39, § 135.
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    • Cicero, Against Verres, 2.5.171
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    • Cicero, For Aulus Cluentius, 24.65
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    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 5, 40.6
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 2.13
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