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-fīgō fīxī, fīxus, ere,

to fasten, fix, set, drive, set up, plant: crucem ad civium supplicium defigi iubes: sudes sub aquā, Cs.: asseres in terrā defigebantur, Cs.: sicam in corpore: cultrum in corde, L.: telluri hastas, V.: terrae defigitur arbos, V.—To fix, fasten, render immovable: defixa caelo sidera, H.: aciem in his vestigiis, Ta.: defixa relinquit aratra, at rest, V. — Fig., to fix, fasten, centre: alqd in mentibus vestris: omnia rei p. subsidia in hoc iudicio defixa.—To turn intently, fix, direct: in cuius possessiones oculos: Aeneas defixus lumina, V.: in eo mentem: curas in rei p. salute: Libyae defixit lumina regnis, V.: defixi ora tenebant, in rapt attention, V.—To strike motionless, stupefy, astound, astonish: omnīs admi ratione, L.: omnium animos, L.: silentio defixi, L.: ob metum defixus, Ta.: Defixis oculis torpet, H. — To declare unalterably: quae augur vitiosa defixerit.—To bewitch, enchant: nomina cerā, O.

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