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Lewis : suscito

suscito, suscĭto, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. sub-cito, to lift up, raise, elevate (syn.: erigo, elevo). In gen. (only poet.): terga (i. e. humum), to throw up, cast up, Verg. G. 1, 97: undas (Nilus), Luc. 10, 225: aura lintea Suscitat, swells, fills, Ov. H. 5, 54: aures, to erect, prick up, Val. Fl. 2, 125: vulturium a cano capite, to scare away, Cat. 68, 124: pulverem pede, Val. Max. 9, 3, ext. 3.

In partic. To build, erect (ante- and postclass.): delubra deum, Lucr. 5, 1166: basilicas et forum in tantam altitudinem, ut, etc., Eum. Pan. ad Const. 22 med.— Of persons sleeping, at rest, or quiet; of things at rest, etc., to stir up, rouse up, arouse, awaken; to set in motion, encourage, incite (the predom. signif. of the word; syn. expergefacio): aliquem e somno, Cic. Tusc. 4, 19, 44: aliquem e molli quiete, Cat. 80, 4: quae me somno suscitet, Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 96: hic deposuit caput et dormit: suscita, id. Most. 2, 1, 35: se ad suom officium, id. Rud. 4, 2, 17: in arma viros, Verg. A. 9, 463; 2, 618: te ab tuis subselliis contra te testem suscitabo, Cic. Rosc. Com. 13, 37: tacentem musam, Hor. C. 2, 10, 19: oscinem corvum prece suscitabo Solis ab ortu, will invoke, id. ib. 3, 27, 11: ut te (aegrotum) Suscitet, would restore, revive, id. S. 1, 1, 83: mortuos, to awaken, resuscitate, Aug. Serm. Verb. Dom. 44, 2; 44, 1; 44, 3 sq.: Cupido Suscitat affixam maestis Aeetida curis, Val. Fl. 8, 233: Vesbius attonitas acer cum suscitat urbes, startles, id. 3, 209: si te suscitat Oceanus, Mart. 6, 9, 2: quā te suscitat, id. 3, 95, 10; 5, 36, 5: suscitatus, raised from the dead, Aug. Serm. Verb. Dom. 44.

Of things concr. or abstr.: cinerem et sopitos suscitat ignes, stirs up, rekindles, Verg. A. 5, 743: ignes hesternos, Ov. M. 8, 642; cf.: exstinctos ignes (i. e. amoris), id. A. A. 3, 597: crepitum, to raise, excite, Prop. 2, 4, 14: clamores, Phaedr. 5, 5, 28: fictas sententias, to bring forth, produce, invent, Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 40, 88 (Trag. v. 447 Vahl.): bellum civile, Brut. et Cass. ap. Cic. Fam. 11, 3, 3: vim suscitat ira, Verg. A. 5, 454: saevam caedem, id. ib. 12, 498: sensus tuos, Sen. Agam. 789: ne sopitam memoriam malorum oratio mea suscitet, Nazar. Pan. ad Const. 8: ensis ad tympana, Claud. in Eutr. 2, 281.