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percutiō cussī (percusti, H.), cussus, ere

per+quatio, to strike through and through, thrust through, pierce, transfix : gladio percussus: Mamilio pectus percussum, L.: coxam Aeneae, Iu.: non percussit locum, i. e. the right place (for a fatal blow).— To strike hard, beat, hit, smite, shoot : cum Cato percussus esset ab eo, had been struck : res de caelo percussae, struck by lightning : ab imbre percussis solibus, O.: manu pectus percussa, V.: lyram, play , O.: (lacernae) male percussae pectine, i. e. poorly woven , Iu.To slay, kill : aliquem securi, behead : collum percussa securi Victima, O. —Fig., to smite, strike, visit, overwhelm, ruin : percussus calamitate: percussus fortunae volnere.— To strike, shock, impress, affect deeply, move, astound : percussit animum, it impressed me : animos probabilitate: amore percussus, H.: fragor aurem percutit, Iu.To cheat, deceive, impose upon : hominem strategemate.

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