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prō-lābor lapsus, ī,

to glide forward, slide along, slip: at Canis ad caudam serpens prolabitur Argo, C. poët.: conlapsus pons, usque ad alterius initium pontis prolabi eum leniter cogebat, to slide along, L.—To fall forward, tumble, fall in ruins: equus cum prolapsum per caput regem effudisset, who fell headlong, L.: prolabens ex equo, L.: pro lapsa Pergama, ruined, V.: ipsis adminiculis prolapsis corruere, sliding from under them, L.—Fig., to go forward, be led on: me longius prolapsum esse, quam, etc., have spoken at more length: in misericordiam prolapsus est animus victoris, L.— To slip out, escape: ab aliquā cupiditate prolapsum verbum.—To fall, fail, err, be led astray: timore: cupiditate regni, L.—To fall to decay, sink, decline, go to ruin: ita prolapsa est (iuventus) ut coërcenda sit: rem temeritate eius prolapsam restituit, L.

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