Definition of turpo
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Orthography ID = 2061248
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LNS
turpō, turpāre, turpāvī, turpātus
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to make ugly or unsightly, to soil, defile, pollute, disfigure, deform
  2. to dishonor, disgrace
Abbreviations
turpo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. id., to make ugly or unsightly, to soil, defile, pollute, disfigure, deform (mostly poet.; cf. deformo). Lit.: Jovis aram sanguine turpari, to be defiled or polluted, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 1, 35, 85; 3, 19, 45 (Trag. v. 125 Vahl.): sanguine capillos, Verg. A. 10, 832: canitiem pulvere, id. ib. 12, 611: frontem (cicatrix), Hor. S. 1, 5, 61; cf.: candidos umeros (rixae), id. C. 1, 13, 10: ora (pallor), Sil. 7, 631: te quia rugae Turpant et capitis nives, Hor. C. 4, 13, 12: ipsos (scabies), Tac. H. 5, 4: Herculea turpatus gymnade vultus, Stat. Th 4, 106.

— Trop., to dishonor, disgrace: ornamenta, Cic. Fragm. ap. Hier Ep. 66, 7: avos, Stat. Th. 8, 433: afflictos Argos, id. ib. 10, 437.
 
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