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opprimō essī, essus, ere

ob+premo, to press against, press together, press down, close: Os opprime, shut your mouth! T.: ora loquentis, close, O.: flammam in ore, repress: onere armorum oppressi, weighed down, Cs.: opprimi ruinā conclavis, be crushed: classem, sink: Tellus Sustulit oppressos voltūs, covered (by the sea), O.: omnibus unum Opprimere est animus, overwhelm, O.—Fig., to press upon, weigh down, burden, overwhelm: institit, oppressit, he prosecuted urgently, resistlessly: insontem oblato falso crimine, L.: opprimi aere alieno: metu, L.: oppressi somno, Cs.To put down, suppress, quell, check, quash: quae oratio a censore opprimenda est: ea fraus oppressa magnā caede hostium, baffled, L.: litterae oppressae, multered: libertatem, subvert, N.: potentiam, overthrow: quaestionem, quash, L.To overthrow, overwhelm, crush, overpower, prostrate, subdue: legionis opprimendae consilium, Cs.: nationem: Duxit ab oppressā Karthagine nomen, from the conquest of Carthage, H.To fall upon, surprise, seize, catch: somnus virginem opprimit, T.: inscios Menapios, Cs.: incautos, L.: Antonium mors oppressit: muscam, Ph.: rostra, occupy: quem Fraude loci Oppressum rapit, betrayed, V.: si oppressa foret secura senectus (i. e. securus senex), Iu.To hide, conceal, suppress: quod quo studiosius ab ipsis opprimitur et absconditur: iram, S.: ita eius rei oppressa mentio est, L.

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