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Lewis : imprecor

imprecor imprĕcor (inpr-), ātus, 1, v. dep. a. [in-precor]. To invoke on a person, to call down upon, to imprecate (perh. not anteAug.). Of good wishes (rare): solito sermone salutem ei fuerat imprecatus, had wished health to her (on sneezing), App. M. 9, p. 228: cui multos imprecamur annos, Hier. Ep. 97 fin.: alicui bene, Petr. 78.

Of evil: litora litoribus contraria, fluctibus undas lmprecor, Verg. A. 4, 629: diras Pompeio, Plin. 8, 7, 7, § 21: hoc tibi pro meritis et talibus imprecor ausis, ut, etc., Mart. 7, 24, 7; Sen. Contr. 1, 3, 1; 3, 16, 5; Suet. Aug. 65; id. Cal. 23; Tac. A. 6, 24; id. H. 1, 84; Sen. Ep. 110, 2; id. Ben. 6, 27, 1 al.

To pray to, call upon, invoke (post-class.): incrementa solis augusti, App. M. 2, p. 127: Deus pater est imprecandus, ut, etc., Hier. adv. Helv. 2.