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flectō flēxī, flexus, ere

FALC-, to bend, bow, curve, turn, turn round : equos brevi, Cs.: de foro in Capitolium currūs: habenas, O.: cursūs in orbem, O.: iter ad Privernum, L.: flexa In burim ulmus, V.: artūs, L.: ora retro, O.: geminas acies huc, direct , V.: lumina, avert , V.: salignas cratīs, weave , V.: flex<*> fractique motūs, contorted : flexum mare, a bay , Ta.: (silva) se sinistrorsus, Cs.: (milvus) Flectitur in gyrum, wheels , O.: flector in anguem, wind myself into a snake , O.: Cera multas Flectitur in facies, is moulded , O.To turn, double, pass around : in flectendis promunturiis: Leucatam.— To turn from, avoid, turn out of : viam, C., L.: iter, V.To turn, go, divert one's course, march, pass : laevo flectentes limine, V.: ex Gabino in Tusculanos flexere colles, L.: ad Oceanum, L.: ad sapientiam, Ta.—Fig., to bend, turn, direct, sway, change : animum, T.: teneros et rudīs: suam naturam huc et illuc: vocem, modulate : flexus sonus, i. e. melancholy : mentīs suas ad nostrum imperium: aliquem a proposito, divert , L.: animos, quin, etc., L.: animos ad carmina, O.: Quo vobis mentes sese flexere viaï? Enn. ap. C.: Cereus in vitium flecti, H.: flexo in meridiem die, Ta.: versūs, qui in Tiberium flecterentur, i. e. might be applied , Ta.To bend, move, persuade, influence, prevail upon, overcome, soften, appease : quibus rebus ita flectebar animo, ut, etc.: flectere mollibus Iam durum imperiis, H.: Superos, V.: fata deum precando, V.: ingenium alicuius avorsum, S.: si flectitur ira deorum, O.: ad deditionem animos, L.

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