Definition of fluctus
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LEM
fluctus, fluctūs
FLV-
noun (m., 4th declension)
  1. a flood, flow, tide, wave, billow, surge
  2. [figuratively] turbulence, commotion, disturbance
Abbreviations
fluctus ūs, m FLV-, a flood, flow, tide, wave, billow, surge: maximi: sese fluctibus committere. puppes ad magnitudinem fluctuum accommodatae, Cs.: Luctans fluctibus Africus, H.: mulcere fluctūs, V.: revomere salsos fluctūs pectore, V.: qui (fons) fluctu totus operiretur, nisi, etc.: Fluctus ut volutus Ad terras sonat, V.: ad fluctum declamare, to the waves.

—Prov.: excitare fluctūs in simpulo, a tempest in a tea-pot.

—Fig., turbulence, commotion, disturbance: in hac tempestate populi iactemur et fluctibus: rerum Fluctibus in mediis, H.: fluctūs civiles, N.: irarum fluctūs, V.
 
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