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in-nītor , nixus or nīsus, 3, v. dep., lean or rest upon, to support one's self by any thing.
I. Lit.
(β). With in and acc.: “in Pansam fratrem innixus,Plin. 7, 53, 54, § 182.—
B. In partic., to lean upon in order to press down, to press or bear upon: “elephantus lixam genu innixus,Hirt. B. Afr. 84.—
II. Trop.
B. In partic., to end, terminate: syllabae nostrae in b litteram et d innituntur, Quint. 12, 10, 32.—
C. Innixum sidus, i. q. En gonasi, Avien. Arat. 205.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 2.27
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 14.655
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 15.726
    • Tacitus, Annales, 3.30
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 4, 19.4
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 6, 1.35
    • Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, Book 12, 10.32
    • Ovid, Ex Ponto, 3.2
    • Statius, Thebias, 12
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