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Lewis : insero

insero,² insĕro, sĕrŭi, sertum, 3, v. a. in-, 2. sero, to put, bring, or introduce into, to insert (class.); constr. with in and acc., or with dat. Lit. In gen.: collum in laqueum, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 17, § 37; id. de Or. 2, 39, 162: oculos in pectora, Ov. M. 2, 94: caput in tentoria, Liv. 8, 36, 6: gemmas aureis soleis, Curt. 9, 1, 29: falces longuriis, Caes. B. G. 3, 14: subtegmen radiis, Ov. M. 6, 56: in avium nidis aliquid, Plin. 24, 19, 113, § 174.

In partic., to ingraft: quidquid inserueris, vimine diligenter ligato, Col. Arb. 8, 2: surculus insertus, id. ib. 3.

Trop., to bring into, introduce, to mix or mingle with: amputanda plura sunt illi aetati, quam inserenda, Cic. Cael. 31, 76: jus est, quod non opinio genuit, sed quaedam innata vis inseruit, id. Inv. 2, 53, 161: historiae jocos, Ov. Tr. 2, 444: querelas, Tac. H. 1, 23: adeo minimis etiam rebus prava religio inserit Deos, Liv. 27, 23, 2: contiones directas operi suo, Just. 38, 3: tantae rerum magnitudini hoc inserere, Vell. 2, 107, 1: haec libello, Suet. Dom. 18: manus, to set one's hands to, Luc. 8, 552: liberos sceleri, to draw into, involve in crime, Sen. Thyest. 322: nomina alienae gentis Aeacidis, Ov. M. 13, 33; cf.: ignobilitatem suam magnis nominibus, Tac. A. 6, 2: se, to mingle with, join, engage in: inserentibus se centurionibus, id. H. 2, 19: se turbae, Ov. A. A. 1, 605: se bellis civilibus, id. M. 3, 117: civium numero, to reckon or enroll among, Suet. Aug. 42: Liviorum familiae, id. Tib. 3: stellis et concilio Jovis, Hor. C. 3, 25, 6: aliquem vitae, i. e. to preserve alive, Stat. S. 5, 5, 72: nomen famae, to attach to fame, i. e. to render celebrated, Tac. Or. 10.