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mulcō (present infinitive mulcāre, perfect active mulcāvī, supine mulcātum); first conjugation

  1. I beat up, handle roughly.
    • 121 CE, Suetonius, De vita Caesarum I.17:
      Vettium pignoribus captis et direpta supellectile male mulcatum ac pro rostris in contione paene discerptum coiecit in carcerem; eodem Nouium quaestorem, quod compellari apud se maiorem potestatem passus esset.
      As for Vettius, after his bond was declared forfeit and his goods seized, he was roughly handled by the populace assembled before the rostra, and all but torn to pieces.
  2. (of inanimate things) I damage, injure.


   Conjugation of mulco (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mulcō mulcās mulcat mulcāmus mulcātis mulcant
imperfect mulcābam mulcābās mulcābat mulcābāmus mulcābātis mulcābant
future mulcābō mulcābis mulcābit mulcābimus mulcābitis mulcābunt
perfect mulcāvī mulcāvistī mulcāvit mulcāvimus mulcāvistis mulcāvērunt, mulcāvēre
pluperfect mulcāveram mulcāverās mulcāverat mulcāverāmus mulcāverātis mulcāverant
future perfect mulcāverō mulcāveris mulcāverit mulcāverimus mulcāveritis mulcāverint
passive present mulcor mulcāris, mulcāre mulcātur mulcāmur mulcāminī mulcantur
imperfect mulcābar mulcābāris, mulcābāre mulcābātur mulcābāmur mulcābāminī mulcābantur
future mulcābor mulcāberis, mulcābere mulcābitur mulcābimur mulcābiminī mulcābuntur
perfect mulcātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mulcātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mulcātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mulcem mulcēs mulcet mulcēmus mulcētis mulcent
imperfect mulcārem mulcārēs mulcāret mulcārēmus mulcārētis mulcārent
perfect mulcāverim mulcāverīs mulcāverit mulcāverīmus mulcāverītis mulcāverint
pluperfect mulcāvissem mulcāvissēs mulcāvisset mulcāvissēmus mulcāvissētis mulcāvissent
passive present mulcer mulcēris, mulcēre mulcētur mulcēmur mulcēminī mulcentur
imperfect mulcārer mulcārēris, mulcārēre mulcārētur mulcārēmur mulcārēminī mulcārentur
perfect mulcātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mulcātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mulcā mulcāte
future mulcātō mulcātō mulcātōte mulcantō
passive present mulcāre mulcāminī
future mulcātor mulcātor mulcantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mulcāre mulcāvisse mulcātūrus esse mulcārī mulcātus esse mulcātum īrī
participles mulcāns mulcātūrus mulcātus mulcandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
mulcāre mulcandī mulcandō mulcandum mulcātum mulcātū

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