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compescō pescuī, —, ere

PARC-, to confine, hold in check, repress, curb, restrain: equum freno, Tb.: ramos fluentes, i. e. to prune, V.: bracchia, O.: mare, H.—Fig., to suppress, repress, restrain, check, subdue: sitim undā, O.: clamorem, H.: risum, H.: animum frenis, H.: vim suam ardoremque, Ta.: mores dissolutos vi, Ph.: culpam ferro, i. e. by killing diseased members of the flock, V.

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