molior

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Etymology[edit]

From mōlēs (a pile, heap)

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present active mōlior, present infinitive mōlīrī, perfect active mōlītus sum (deponent)

  1. I strive, endeavor, work at.
  2. I rouse, bestir.
  3. I erect, construct.
  4. (figuratively) I undertake, attempt.
    • 63 BCE, Cicero, Catiline Orations (Latin text and English translations here)
      Nihil agis, nihil moliris, nihil cogitas quod non ego non modo audiam sed etiam videam planeque sentiam.
      You do nothing, you plan nothing, you think of nothing which I not only do not hear, but which I do not see and know every particular of.

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