perpello

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From per + pellō (push, drive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active perpellō, present infinitive perpellere, perfect active perpulī, supine perpulsum

  1. I strike or push violently.
  2. (figuratively) I drive, urge, force, enforce, constrain, compel, prevail upon; influence.

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References[edit]

  • perpello in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879