Definition of levo, laevo
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Orthography ID = 2032665
1.
LNS
lēvō, lēvāre, lēvāvī, lēvātus
laevō, laevāre, laevāvī, laevātus
2. levis
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to make smooth, to smooth, polish
  2. to smooth down, polish, soften
Abbreviations
lēvo (laevo), āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. 2. levis, to make smooth, to smooth, polish. Lit.: levare ac radere tigna, Lucr. 5, 1267: corpus, * Cic. Fragm. Or. in Clod. et Cur. 5; Cels. 8, 3: magni levatique mensarum orbes, Sen. Helv. 11, 6: mensas, Stat. Th. 1, 519.

— Trop., of speech, to smooth down, polish, soften: nimis aspera sano Levabit cultu, Hor. Ep. 2, 2, 123.

—Hence, P. a.: lēvātus, a, um; comp.: quae levatiora levioraque sunt, more highly polished, Gell. 17, 8, 15.
 
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