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-fluō fluxī, fluxus, ere,

to flow down: (Rhenus) in plurīs defluit partīs, Cs.: Defluit saxis umor, H.: in Tiberim Orontes, Iu. — To glide down, slide, fall, descend: iam ipsae defluebant coronae: pedes vestis defluxit ad imos, V.: toga defluit male laxus, hangs carelessly, H.: secundo amni, to swim down, V.: cohors relictis Ad terram defluxit equis, dismounted, V.: in latus a dextro armo, O.—Fig., to flow, come, pass gradually: a necessariis artificiis ad elegantiora: ad levīs amicitias defluxit oratio: ne quid in terram defluat, be lost: multaque merces tibi defluat aequo Ab Iove, flow to thee in abundance, H.—To flow out, run dry: Rusticus exspectat dum defluat amnis, H.—Fig., to cease, vanish, pass away, disappear, be lost: ex novem tribunis unus defluxit, has deserted: ubi per socordiam vires defluxere, S.: nullus defluat inde color, Tb.: Defluxit numerus Saturnius, become obsolete, H.: tibi vacuo exanimo, to be forgotten, Pr.: comae, O.

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