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ex-superō or exuperō āvī, ātus, āre,

to mount up, tower: exsuperant flammae, V. — To surmount, pass over: iugum, V.: solum Helori, V. —Fig., to be superior, prevail, be conspicuous, excel: si non poterunt exsuperare, cadant, O.: Virtute, V.: violentia Turni exsuperat magis, V.—To surpass, exceed, excel: exuperat eius stultitia haec omnia, T.: Tarquinios superbiā, L.: morum nobilitate genus, O.: (summa) operum fundamenta exsuperatura, i. e. exceed the cost of, L.: cuncta exsuperans patrimonia census, Iu.—To be too much for, overpower, overcome: summum Iovem, C. poët.: sensum omnem talis damni, L.: virīs meas, O.: moras (sc. scalarum), obstacles, V.

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