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ē-nītor -nīxus or -nīsus, ī, dep.,

to force a way out, struggle upwards, mount, climb, ascend: pede aut manu, L.: in ascensu non facile, Cs.: in altiora, Ta.: impetu capto enituntur, scale the height, L.: Enisus arces attigit igneas, H.: Viribus eniti quarum, by whose support mounting up, V.: aggerem, to mount, Ta.—To bring forth, bear: plurīs enisa partūs decessit, L.: fetūs enixa, V.: quem Pleïas enixa est, O. — To exert oneself, make an effort, struggle, strive: tantum celeritate navis enisus est, ut, etc., Cs.: eniti, ut amici animum excitat: ab eisdem summā ope enisum, ne tale decretum fieret, S.: gnatum mihi corrigere, T.: usui esse populo R., S.: in utroque: ad dicendum.

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