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resiliō uī, —, īre,

to leap back, spring back: In gelidos lacūs, O.: ad manipulos velites, L.— To spring back, rebound, recoil, retreat: ferit ora sarissā. Non secus haec resilit, quam, etc., O.: In spatium resilire manūs breve vidit, to contract, O.—Fig., to recoil, be thrown off: ubi scopulum offendis eiusmodi ut ab hoc crimen resilire videas.

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