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dēstituō uī, ūtus, ere

de + statuo, to set down, set forth, put away, bring forward, leave alone : alios in convivio (in mockery): ante tribunal regis destitutus, L.: ante pedes destitutum causam dicere, L.To leave, abandon, forsake, fail : cum alveum aqua destituisset, L.: ut quemque destitueret vadum, lost his footing , L.—Fig., to forsake, abandon, desert, betray : ab Oppianico destitutus: funditores inermīs, Cs.: eundem in septemviratu: defensores, L.: alicuius consiliis destitutus: morando spem, L.: destituti ab omni spe, L.: si destituat spes, alia praesidia molitur, L.: deos Mercede pactā, i. e. defraud of their stipulated reward , H.

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