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ab-rumpō rūpī, ruptus, ere,

to break off, break away, tear, rend, burst, sever: angues crinibus, O.: sua quaeque puppes abrumpunt vincula ripis, break off their hawsers from the bank, V.: ingeminant abruptis nubibus ignes, from the rent clouds, V.: abruptis procellis, by the sudden outbreak of storms, V.: ad terras abrupto sidere nimbus It, i. e. breaks through the sky, V.—Fig.: (legio Martia) se prima latrocinio Antoni abrupit, first freed itself: vitam, to break the thread of life, V.: fas, to violate, V.: medium sermonem, to interrupt, V.: omnibus inter victoriam mortemve abruptis, since all but victory or death was excluded, L.: dissimulationem, to throw off the mask, Ta.

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