Definition of expingo
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LNS
expingō, expingere, expinxī, expictus
ex, pingo
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to paint, depict
  2. to paint, paint over
  3. to picture, depict, describe to the life
Abbreviations
ex-pingo, pinxi, pictum, 3, v. a., to paint, depict; to paint, paint over. Lit.: quoniam et pericula expingimus, ne quis miretur et rogos pingi, Plin. 35, 7, 31, ยง 49: genas, to paint, rouge, Mart. 7, 83, 2: cutem, id. 8, 52, 8: se (Thamar), Tert. Cult. Fem. 12.

— Trop., of speech, to picture, depict, describe to the life: qui motus hominum, qui ferarum non ita expictus est, ut quae ipse non viderit, nos ut videremus, effecerit? * Cic. Tusc. 5, 39, 114 (see the passage in connection).
 
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