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officiō (obf-) ēcī, ectus, ere

ob+facio, to come in the way of, hinder, oppose, thwart, obstruct: offecerat apricanti, intercepted his sunshine: umbra terrae soli officiens, intervening before: cum ipsi sibi properantes officerent, S.—Fig., to stand in the way of, oppose, obstruct, be detrimental, hurt: quidquid ubique Officit, H.: meis commodis: timor animi auribus officit, S.: officiant laetis ne frugibus herbae, i. e. shut off light and moisture, V.: id (genus) officere libertati, L.: sententiis, to obscure.

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