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Lewis : insurgo

insurgo, insurgo, surrexi, rectum, 3, v. n. To rise upon, to rise up or to: insurgite remis, rise on your oars, i. e. ply your oars vigorously, Verg. A. 3, 560; 3, 207; 5, 189; so, remis insurgitur, Val. Fl. 2, 14: insurgit transtris, id. ib. 1, 450: nigro glomerari pulvere nubem Prospiciunt Teucri, ac tenebras insurgere campis, Verg. A. 9, 33: sibilat insurgens capiti, raising its head, Sil. 10, 546.

With acc.: jugum (i. q. in jugum), App. M. 1, p. 103.

To raise one's self, to rise, mount: insurgat Aquilo, Hor. Epod. 10, 7: si forte prolapsus est, attolli et insurgere haud licitum, Tac. G. 39, 8: altior insurgens et cursu concitus heros, Verg. A. 12, 902: et (serpens) sibilat ore, Arduus insurgens, id. ib. 11, 755: acuta silex Speluncae dorso insurgens, id. ib. 8, 233: inde colles insurgunt, Liv. 22, 4, 2: pone tergum insurgebat silva, Tac. A. 2, 16; so in fight, to rise for a blow: ostendit dextram insurgens Entellus, Verg. A. 5, 443: altior, Sil. 5, 294.

Transf. To rise, grow in power: insurgere regnis alicujus, to rise against, i. e. to aim at seizing one's kingdom, Ov. M. 9, 444: Caesar insurgere paulatim, Tac. A. 1, 2: Romanas opes insurgere, id. ib. 11, 16.

Of waters, floods: vastius insurgens decimae ruit impetus undae, Ov. M. 11, 530: Atax usque eo solitus insurgere, ut se ipse non capiat, Mel. 2, 6, 6.

To arise: insurgunt fremitus, Val. Fl. 2, 82.

To rise up, to rouse or bestir one's self: invigilare publicis utilitatibus et insurgere, Plin. Pan. 66, 2.

Of speech, to rise above the level of ordinary language, to become sublime: Horatius insurgit aliquando, Quint. 10, 1, 96: augeri debent sententiae, et insurgere, id. 9, 4, 23: haec sunt, quibus mens pariter et oratio insurgant, id. 12, 2, 28; id. 11, 3, 13.