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-dūcō dūxī, ductus, ere,

to draw apart, part, split, separate, sever, sunder, divide, undo, relax: digitos: risu rictum Auditoris, H.: nodos manu, O.: arva et urbīs, V.: fores, Ta.: scopulos (Hannibal), Iu.: vestem, Iu.—To divide, distribute, disperse, scatter: diductis nostris paullatim navibus, Cs.: acies diductam in cornua, L.: choros, V.: suas copias propter exiguitatem non facile diduci, Cs.: diductā manu hostium, S.: ut hostem diducerent, Ta. — Fig., to part, sever: cum diducaris ab alquo: vastius diducuntur verba, are pronounced separately: Diductos (amantīs) cogere, H.—To divide: assem in partīs centum, H.: diducta civitas ut civili bello, divided into parties, Ta.: animus varietate rerum diductus, distracted.

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