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iniciō (iniiciō), iēcī, iectus, ere

1 in+iacio, to throw in, put in, hurl upon, put on, cast on, set into: domus ardebat ignibus iniectis: eo militibus iniectis (i. e. in navīs), Cs.: dextram accenso foculo, L.: iniecto ter pulvere, H.: ignīs tectis, L.: mihi terram, bury, V.: se in medios hostīs: sese medium in agmen, V.To form by throwing, heap up, build: velut aggere aut ponte iniecto, L.To insert, build in: eo super tigna sesquipedalia iniciunt, Cs.To put on, throw over, impose, apply: inici catenas imperat: eique laneum pallium iniecit: bracchia caelo, i. e. attack, O.: ipsis ex vincula sertis, V.: iniecti umeris capilli, falling over, O.—In the phrase, manum inicere, with dat, to lay hands on, seize, take possession of: virgini, L.: ipsa mihi veritas manum inicit, i. e. checks: Iniecere manum Parcae (sc. iuveni), V.— Fig., to bring into, inspire, suggest, impress, infuse, occasion, cause: terrorem mortis: cunctationem, L.: stimulis iras, V.: scrupulum homini, T.: tumultum civitati: studium pugnandi exercitui, Cs.: vobis causam deliberandi, furnish: plaga iniecta petitioni, given: puellis curam, H.: in alqd se iniciens animus, dwelling on.—To throw out a hint, mention, suggest: Bruto cum saepe iniecissem de, etc.: meum nomen imperitis: mentio de furtis iniecta, H.

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