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fastīgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. v. fastigium, make pointed, to sharpen to a point, to raise or bring to a point (in the verb. finit. only post-Aug., not in Cic.).
B. Transf.
1. (Cf. fastigium, I. B. 2.) Fastigatus, sloping up to a point, sloped; sloping down, steep, descending: “collis leniter fastigatus paulatim ad planitiem redibat,Caes. B. G. 2, 8, 3: “tigna ... prona ac fastigata, ut secundum naturam fluminis procumberent,id. ib. 4, 17, 4.—
2. (Cf. I. B. 3.) In the later grammarians, to mark with an accent, to accent: “ut fastigetur, longa brevisve fuat,Mart. Cap. 3, § 262.—
II. Trop., to elevate, exalt (late Lat.): “qui statum celsitudinis tuae titulorum parilitate fastigat,Sid. Ep. 3, 6: “quamquam diademate crinem Fastigatus eas,id. Carm. 2, 5.—Hence, fastīgātus , a, um, P. a., high, exalted (late Lat.): “ad arcem fastigatissimae felicitatis evectus,Sid. Ep. 2. 4: “duo fastigatissimi consulares,id. ib. 1, 9.—Adv.: fastīgāte , Caes. B. G. 4, 17, 4; id. B. C. 2, 10, 5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 2.8.3
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 4.17.4
    • Caesar, Civil War, 2.10.5
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 18.52
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 2.89
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 37, 27.7
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 44, 9
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