commove

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English commoeven

Verb[edit]

commove (third-person singular simple present commoves, present participle commoving, simple past and past participle commoved)

  1. To move violently; to agitate, excite or rouse
    • 1881, Robert Louis Stevenson, Virginibus Puerisque:
      Hereupon Mr. Worldly Wiseman was much commoved with passion, and shaking his cane with a very threatful countenance, broke forth upon this wise: "Learning, quotha!" said he; "I would have all such rogues scourged by the Hangman!"

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

commovē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of commoveō