provolvo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō + volvō (roll).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active prōvolvō, present infinitive prōvolvere, perfect active prōvolvī, supine prōvolūtum

  1. I roll or tumble forwards, along, over and over or away.
  2. (with passive or se) I cast myself down, fall down, prostrate myself; descend.
  3. (figuratively) I snatch away, carry away, hurry on.

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References[edit]

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