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Lewis : conqueror

conqueror, conquĕror, questus, 3, v. dep. a. and n., to complain of a thing, or to bewail, lament passionately or much (class. in prose and poetry). With acc.: conqueri fortunam adversam non lamentari decet, Pac. ap. Cic. Tusc. 2, 21, 50: res suas adversum illum (mulier), Titin. ap. Non. p. 232, 22; cf.: fortunas suas mecum (mulier), Plaut. Mil. 2, 1, 47: decumarum imperia, bonorum direptiones, iniqua judicia, etc., Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 50, § 111; cf.: vim atque injuriam dictatoris apud patres, Liv. 8, 33, 4; 1, 53, 5; 40, 24, 6 al.; Auct. Her. 2, 31, 50; * Quint. 6, 1, 18; Tac. H. 1, 54 bis; Suet. Aug. 66; Tib. 1, 10, 54; Ov. M. 14, 243 al.: aliquid pro re publicā, Cic. Sest. 2, 3.

With acc. and inf.: se dissolvi, Lucr. 3, 612; so Suet. Tib. 10; 34; id. Claud. 2.

With de or cur: de alicujus improbitate deplorare et conqueri, Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 18, § 45: de alicujus injuriā, id. Fam. 5, 2, 6: uti conquereretur, cur Pisonem aditu arceret, Tac. A. 15, 60: quod, id. ib. 15, 61: Tiberio de eādem re ... apud se per epistulam conquerenti ita rescripsit, Suet. Aug. 51 fin.: eos apud se de collegarum judicio fuisse conquestos, Aug. Ep. 53, 5.

Absol.: aliā voce ac res monebat, Ter. Hec. 3, 3, 15: conquerar an sileam? Ov. M. 9, 147: quid ego ignaris nequiquam conqueror auris, Cat. 64, 164: alicui, Sil. 8, 94.—Impers.: postero die in senatu conquestum, Suet. Caes. 20.