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per-stringō inxī, ictus, ere,

to bind closely, press hard, touch closely, graze: femur, V.: solum aratro, plough slightly: vomere portam, graze against: uterum perstrinxerat arbor, had overgrown, O.: murmure aures, deafen, H.—Fig., to touch closely, affect deeply, wound, move, touch: horror spectantes perstringit, L.: eos vocis libertate.—Of a speaker, to touch slightly, glance over: unam quamque rem: quod meis litteris perstrictus est (Crassus), slighted: cultum alcuius levibus verbis, slightly censure, Ta.

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