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mergō mersī, mersus, ere

MERG-, to dip, dip in, immerse, plunge, sink, bury : se in mari: putealibus undis, O.: mersa navis, Cu.: te sub aequore, V.: Ter matutino Tiberi mergetur, bathe , Iu.To engulf, swallow up, overwhelm : te mersurae aquae, O.: mersā rate, Iu.To plunge, thrust, drive, bury : mersisque in corpore rostris, O.To cover, bury, hide : suos in cortice voltūs, O.—Fig., to plunge, sink, overwhelm, cover, bury, immerse, ruin : quae forma viros fortunave mersit, V.: quem funere mersit acerbo, brought to a painful death , V.: se in voluptates, L.: Quosdam mergit longa honorum Pagina, drags down , Iu.: mersus secundis rebus, overwhelmed with prosperity , L.: vino somnoque mersi, buried in drunken sleep , L.: rebus mersis in ventrem, swallowed up , Iu.: mergentibus sortem usuris, sinking his capital , L.: mersis fer opem rebus, to utter distress , O.

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