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necō āvī (late, necuī), ātus, āre

1 NEC-, to kill, slay, put to death, destroy (usu. without a weapon): Adherbalem excruciatum, S.: igni necari, Cs.: alquem verberibus: plebem fame: virgis ferroque necari, H.: longā morte, V.: colubra necuit hominem, Ph.—Fig.: ne ab iis ipsa (res p.) necaretur.

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