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lacessō īvī, ītus, ere

lacio (obsol.), 1 LAC-, to excite, provoke, challenge, exasperate, irritate : ferro virum: virum voce, V.: me amabis et scripto aliquo lacesses, i. e. force me to write in return : si non lacessisset prior, T.: hostīs proelio, i. e. assail , Cs.: te iniuriā: Saguntini nec lacessentes nec lacessiti, L.: leonem, H.: aera Sole lacessita (i. e. percussa radiis solis), struck with the sunbeams' glitter , V.: taurus ventos lacessit ictibus, tosses defiance , V.To urge, arouse, excite, stimulate, shake, move : ad philosophas scriptiones: ad pugnam, L.: aurigae manibus lacessunt Pectora plausa cavis, pat their breasts , V.: bella, V.: deos (precibus), importune , H.: pelagus carinā, defy , H.To call forth, arouse, produce : sermones: ferrum, V.

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