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per-fungor , functus,
I.v. dep. n.
I. Lit., to fulfil, perform, discharge (class.).
(β). With acc. (post-Aug.): onera quaestoria perfunctus est, Front. Ep. ad Verum, 7.—
II. Transf.
A. To go through, undergo, endure; to get through with, get rid of.
(α). With abl.: “pericula, quibus nos perfuncti sumus,Cic. Mur. 2, 4: “molestiā,id. Fam. 5, 12, 5: “fato,Gell. 10, 18, 3: “vitā,” i. e. to die, Lucr. 3, 982.—
(β). With ab (ante-class.): sues perfunctas esse a febri, et a foriā, are free from, etc., Varr. R. R. 2, 4, 5.—(Others omit the prep. a.)—
(δ). Absol.: “jam perfunctus sum, explevi animos invidorum,I have gone through it, have stood it out, Cic. Dom. 17, 44: “judices, quod se perfunctos jam esse arbitrantur, cum de reo judicarunt, neglegentius attendunt cetera,Cic. Clu. 41, 116.—In a pass. signif.: “memoria perfuncti periculi,Cic. Sest. 4, 10.—
B. To enjoy (very rare).
(α). With abl.: omnibus bonis, Sulp. ap. Cic. Fam. 4, 5, 5: “epulis,Ov. A. A. 2, 227.—
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    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 1.8.3
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    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 5.12.5
    • Cicero, For Aulus Cluentius, 41.116
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    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 3.956
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    • Cicero, De Senectute, 21
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 10.18.3
    • Cicero, Brutus, 2.8
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